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International Day for Disaster Reduction 2009 Multimedia

WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li

WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li talks on the importance of making sure hospitals can withstand disasters to keep protecting the health of people.

Jet Li is a Chinese international film star, famous for his knowledge of the Chinese martial arts. He was appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador earlier this year. His first official function as Goodwill Ambassador was the launch of World Health Day on 7 April 2009 in Beijing.

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WHO online radio podcast - Providing health care in times of crisis

WHO experts in disaster risk reduction, along with Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li, discuss why it is crucial to make hospitals safe from disasters.