Goodwill ambassadors are well-known personalities from the worlds of arts, literature, entertainment, sport or other fields of public life who commit to contribute to WHO's efforts to raise awareness of important health problems and solutions.
Appointed by the Director-General for two years at a time, they work closely with WHO to draw attention to its overall priorities or a specific health issue affecting people's lives and well-being.
Current goodwill ambassadors
Goodwill ambassadors for partnerships
Ebola infographic: What you need to know
WHO Global Conference on Climate Change and Health
WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) Forum
FAO/WHO Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)