Goodwill ambassadors

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

Dr Christine Kaseba-Sata

Goodwill Ambassador against Gender-based Violence

Peng Liyuan

Goodwill Ambassador for Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS

Jet Li

Goodwill Ambassador

Yohei Sasakawa

Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination

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