World Health Day

World Health Day 2009: global launch in Beijing, China

All images may be downloaded and used, provided credit is given to WHO and photographers as mentioned with individual photos.

7 April 2009

WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan with WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li.
WHO/Nick Otto

WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan with WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li at the global launch of World Health Day 2009 in Beijing, China. The theme of this year's World Health Day is "Save lives. Make hospitals safe in emergencies".


WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan with WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li.
WHO/Nick Otto

WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan with WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li at the global launch of World Health Day 2009 in Beijing, China. The theme of this year's World Health Day is "Save lives. Make hospitals safe in emergencies".


A videoconference between Ditan Hospital in the Chinese capital Beijing and hospitals in Sichuan province.
WHO/Nick Otto

A videoconference under way between Ditan Hospital in Beijing and hospitals in Sichuan province affected by the 2008 earthquake. The videoconference was organized on World Health Day to discuss how the provincial hospitals are rebuilding better. In the photo are (from right) WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li, WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan, China's Vice Minister of Health Dr Huang Jiefu, and Beijing Vice Mayor Ding Xiangyang.


An emergency drill takes place at Ditan Hospital in Beijing, China, on the occasion of World Health Day.
WHO/Nick Otto

An emergency drill takes place at Beijing's Ditan Hospital in support of the World Health Day theme, "Save lives. Make hospitals safe in emergencies". In the background are (from right): WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan, China's Vice Minister of Health Dr Huang Jiefu, WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li, Beijing Vice Mayor Ding Xiangyang, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Dr Shin Young-soo and WHO Assistant Director-General Eric Laroche.


A plaque is being unveiled at AIDS/STD Centre of Ditan Hospital in Beijing, China, announcing the medical facility as a WHO Collaborating Centre.
WHO/Nick Otto

A plaque is being unveiled at AIDS/STD Centre of Ditan Hospital in Beijing, China, announcing the medical facility as a WHO Collaborating Centre. In the photo are (from left): WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Dr Shin Young-soo, Beijing Vice Mayor Ding Xiangyang, China's Vice Minister of Health Dr Huang Jiefu, WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li and Ditan Hospital Director Mao Yu.


WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li, WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan and Beijing Vice Mayor Ding Xiangyang plant a gingko tree at Beijing Ditan Hospital on World Health Day.
WHO/Nick Otto

(From left) WHO Goodwill Ambassador Jet Li, WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan and Beijing Vice Mayor Ding Xiangyang plant a gingko tree at Beijing Ditan Hospital on World Health Day. The theme of this year's World Health Day is "Save lives. Make hospitals safe in emergencies".

Share