New WHO Goodwill Ambassadors for promoting global health


WHO has appointed four new Goodwill Ambassadors who will work closely with WHO to draw attention to health issues affecting people's lives and well-being.

The new Goodwill Ambassadors are:

  • Cynthia Germanotta, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Mental Health
  • Footballer Alisson Becker, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Health Promotion
  • Dr Natália Loewe Becker, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Health Promotion
  • Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for the Health Workforce
News release
About Goodwill Ambassadors
72nd World Health Assembly:
It's time for Health for All

Delegates at the 72nd annual World Health Assembly currently taking place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland agreed three resolutions that aim to advance health for all. The theme this year is "Universal health coverage: leaving no-one behind".

Other topics for discussion this year include epidemics, mental health, climate change, antibiotic resistance and ensuring equitable access to health services.

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