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

Medical facilities


Grand Commander visits Cameroon and meets Prime Minister

The Grand Commander of the Order of Malta visited Cameroon between 7 and 10 June for a series of spiritual and institutional encounters, beginning with the Cameroonian Prime Minister.


Order of Malta condemns attack against humanitarian convoy

The Sovereign Order of Malta strongly deplores the attack against a convoy of a nonprofit organization in the Gaza Strip, after unloading more than 100 tons of humanitarian food aid, which killed 7 aid workers.


Horses for Managing Parkison’s. The Story of Paola, Patient of St. John Baptist Hospital

When she was told she had the disease Paola was not surprised. Immediately after her fourth birth, she’d felt her body shaken by an insistent and intrusive tremor. Then came the diagnosis: Parkinson’s.


A year after the earthquake between Syria and Turkey more than 3 million people displaced

A year after the earthquake in the border region between Syria and Türkiye, more than three million people remain displaced, living in makeshift shelters or tents. In northwestern Syria, the absence of state structures to coordinate reconstruction efforts has left a void.


Holy Family Hospital stands ready to care for newborns and mothers despite the war

In the traditional Christmas Eve Mass, Pope Francis reiterated his call for peace. “Our hearts are in Bethlehem” he cried out while cautioning against the pursuit of worldly success and power.


Visit full of meetings and projections for Order of Malta’s activities in Uganda and South Sudan

A delegation of the Order of Malta, led by the Grand Hospitaller, Fra' Alessandro de Franciscis, has ended a week-long visit to Uganda and South Sudan.


Interview with Order of Malta Ambassador to Palestine Michèle Bowe

Nearly two weeks after the outbreak of the Israeli-Hamas war. Ambassador Michèle Burke Bowe, Head of the Representative Office to the State of Palestine, gives an update on life in Bethlehem, where the Order of Malta runs the Holy Family Hospital

Diplomatic Activities

Order of Malta condemns attack against Hospital in Gaza City

The Sovereign Order of Malta condemns any attack against health care workers and facilities in any conflict or location.


200 prostheses for war victims. The Lviv clinic- supported by the Order of Malta –  celebrates its first year

In its first year, it produced over 200 prostheses for the victims of the war in Ukraine. The clinic was part of "Unbroken Ukraine", the project set up by Malteser Ukraine, the Order of Malta’s relief organisation.