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Rhodes and of Malta

Medical facilities


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

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‘A week after the apocalypse in Beirut.’

A week ago a terrible explosion brought destruction and death to Beirut. The President of the Order of Malta's Lebanese Association, Marwan Sehnaoui, wrote a letter of appeal, which is not only a cry of grief for the battered Lebanon, but also describes the activities carried out in support of the population.


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.


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.


The Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps delivers a new Covid hospital in Civitanova to the Marche Region

After three weeks of intense work, the Covid hospital in Civitanova  – in the province of  Macerata – has been officially handed over to the Marche Region. 

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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.


Father Gerard: here in South Africa we’re waiting for the tsunami to arrive, we have to act quickly

From Scandinavia to South Africa, from the Americas to Asia “we were caught off guard by an unexpected, turbulent storm,” Pope Francis said about the coronavirus pandemic on 27th March,


Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem intensifies antenatal checks with awareness campaigns in the region

With over 4,700 births a year and a neonatal intensive care unit, Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem remains a fundamental point of reference for families in the West Bank.


Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem: over 4,700 births in 2019. Nurses in the neonatal intensive care unit: the parents’ joy becomes ours

Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem, run by the Order of Malta since 1990, is the only medical facility in the West Bank to offer a neonatal intensive care unit where premature babies, even only 23 weeks old, or those with congenital problems, can be treated with cutting-edge therapies.