Sovereign Military Hospitaller
Order of St John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta

Disease & epidemics

20/04/2021

Lebanon: agreement with two hospitals for combating Covid-19

The Order of Malta’s Lebanese Association, St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation and Notre-Dame Maritime Hospital in the Jbeil district – near Byblos - have established a partnership to step up the fight against the pandemic.

Diplomatic Activities
18/03/2021

Doctor to Doctor report launched a year after Covid 19 outbreak

One year after the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic, the Order of Malta together with the British think tank Forward Thinking, launches a report on the main findings emerging from cycle of webinars held throughout 2020 and 2021 with health specialists and policy makers from all over the world.

18/02/2021

In an interview with Vatican Radio the Grand Chancellor calls for an equitable distribution of the anti-Covid vaccine

In an interview with Vatican Radio, the Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta talks about the priorities of the institution’s worldwide action in the wake of the Covid pandemic and of the many ongoing humanitarian crises.

27/01/2021

Hunger crisis in South Sudan: More than half the population threatened

Ongoing conflicts, flooding, and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have led to 6.35 million people in South Sudan being threatened by hunger. According to the UN, this means that more than half of the population will not have enough food.

16/12/2020

Order of Malta in Germany to the starting blocks for the vaccination campaign against Covid-19

Hundreds of Covid-19 vaccination centres will be operational in a matter of weeks across Europe. The Order of Malta’s organizational machinery in Germany is also setting up centres

16/11/2020

Grand Chancellor speaks with Vatican Radio on the priorities of the Order of Malta after the Council Complete of State

In two separate interviews with the Vatican Radio, the Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta commented on the recent Council Complete of State which elected Fra’ Marco Luzzago as Lieutenant of the Grand Master.

30/10/2020

The Grand Chancellor explains the priorities of the Order of Malta in an interview with the Catholic News Agency

In an extensive interview with the Catholic News Agency, the Grand Chancellor of the Order of Malta illustrated the core priorities of the Order of Malta ahead of the next Council Complete of State tasked with the election of a Grand Master - or Lieutenant of the Grand Master -, and in the wake of the pandemic crisis.

Diplomatic Activities
20/10/2020

Medical experts meet for a new Doctor to Doctor online meeting in the wake of sharp rise in Covid-19 cases

With numbers of Covid-19 infections soaring in many parts of the world, a new Doctor to Doctor meeting was convened yesterday by the Order of Malta together with the London based think tank Forward Thinking.

Diplomatic Activities
24/09/2020

Statement of the Grand Chancellor to the 75th United Nations General Assembly taking place in New York

The 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on 15 September under the theme “The future we want, the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting Covid-19 through effective multilateral action”.