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

Disease & epidemics

Diplomatic Activities

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”.


Order of Malta combatting the Covid-19 pandemic in Italy

During the tragic experience of Covid-19, the Order of Malta has faithfully interpreted the essence of its Christian existence, expressed as “dedication to others”. Italy was the first western country to be affected in mid-February.


As Covid-19 spreads through Latin America, the Order of Malta online meetings exchange best practices on treatment and prevention

The Order of Malta continues its engagement in the fight against Covid-19, a transnational threat that calls out for a multilateral approach since no country is immune to its effect.


Order of Malta in France on front line after new record for Covid-19 cases

The Order of Malta’s health units in France have been engaged on the Covid-19 front since the emergency began last spring.


Covid-19, the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem is working harder than ever before and needs help

In early June, the cases of Covid-19 began to grow exponentially in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the area from where the Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem draws its patients.


The Order of Malta organizes a new Doctor to Doctor meeting with Jordanian officials and doctors

A new Doctor to Doctor meeting to discuss and exchange latest scientific findings in the management of the Covid 19 pandemic was organized on 16 July by the Order of Malta together with Forward Thinking, a London based think tank.


Covid 19: Malteser International Emergency Medical Team deployed in Cameroon welcomed by the Prime Minister

The Emergency Medical Team (EMT) of Malteser International deployed in Cameroon a few days ago in order to support the health authorities in dealing with the rising numbers of Covid 19 infections in the country, was greeted on Monday by Cameroon’s  Prime Minister


Order of Malta’s hospital in Rome celebrates St. John the Baptist

This year we cannot either use the marquee or let patients participate. Even though Coronavirus infection rates are falling throughout Italy, we still have to take precautions.


South African clinicians take part in new Doctor to Doctor online discussion

South Africa has confirmed nearly 90,000 cases of Covid and over 1,600 deaths. The country is facing great challenges due to the extreme poverty in many areas, poor sanitation and scarce water facilities, combined with a very high HIV infection rate.