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

Disease & epidemics

27/04/2020

Malteser Hilfsdienst: Our strong point? We are one big family, but we have to prepare ourselves even better

“In this time of insecurity and anxiety,” caused by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, “nothing is more important than coordinated action and correct communication.” On 23rd April, Georg von Khevenhueller Metsch, president of Malteser Hilfsdienst, illustrated the Order’s activities in Germany

17/04/2020

Order of Malta launches “Doctor to Doctor” project

How is the pandemic Covid 19 impacting in conflict areas in some Middle Eastern countries where access to medical care and distribution of sanitary items is scarce?

16/04/2020

Malteser International’s Emergency Medical Service project in Uganda responding to Covid 19 spread

The first confirmed Covid-19 case in Uganda was officially announced on 21 March, one day after the government’s decision to close schools and universities and to implement the first restrictions

16/04/2020

In a video the Order of Malta’s commitment to fight covid-19.

The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the work of the Order of Malta: its Grand Priories, Associations and relief corps spread across the world offering sociomedical care have had to adjust to this unprecedented, global health crisis.

08/04/2020

Tackling the virus in a changing world

Interview with General Mario Fine, commander of the Italian Association Military Corps

08/04/2020

“We are in this crisis together and we will come out of it stronger”.

Oumayma Farah of the Order of Malta Lebanese Association on the covid-19 situation in the country

Latest interventions
04/04/2020

The Order of Malta stretching its projects worldwide to fight Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is deeply affecting the work of the Order of Malta: its Grand Priories, Associations and relief corps spread across the world offering sociomedical care have had to adjust to this unprecedented, global health crisis.

02/04/2020

The importance of psychological support in countering coronavirus

The social and healthcare emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic has complex psychological repercussions, many of them new, albeit emergency psychology is a well-established discipline.

31/03/2020

Flags at half-mast on Order of Malta’s Magistral Palace

To commemorate the coronavirus victims, today 31st March, the flags on the Magistral Palace in Rome are flown at half-mast.