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Paris: Grand Master visits home for the elderly where robots to alleviate anxiety and pain are tested

During his time in Paris last week – where he gave a speech at UNESCO and was received by its director – Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre visited one of the most avantgarde projects run by Ordre de Malte France. Maison Ferrari is a home for the elderly situated in a large park on the outskirts of the French capital.  It provides a holistic approach with medical treatment as well as psychological assistance and specific activities for the psychophysical wellbeing of residents


Memorandum of understanding signed with Slovak Ministry of Health to strengthen cooperation

A visit of great significance was made last Friday by the Grand Hospitaller of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Bratislava, where Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel first signed a memorandum of understanding with Minister of Health of the Slovak Republic, Andrea Kalavská and then inaugurated the Malteser Aid Slovakia new headquarters.


Bakhita centre for female victims of trafficking inaugurated in Lagos

Inaugurated in Lagos on 26 March, the "Bakhita Empowerment” centre is an initiative of the Order of Malta with the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Louis for protecting and rehabilitating young women victims of prostitution and human trafficking when they return to Nigeria.


Nigeria: Malteser International opens second centre providing relief to internally displaced persons

Malteser International - the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency - has opened a second office in Nigeria, in the northeastern town of Pulka, to address the needs of internally displaced persons.

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Order of Malta in Hungary scaling up its assistance work to help Syrian population

After nearly 8 years of war in Syria, the Order of Malta is still present in the region helping the local population with medical and humanitarian activities.


Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem: 4,500 babies born in 2018

Some 4,700 babies were born during 2018 in the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem, next to the Church of the Nativity and run by the Order of Malta since 1990.


First Aid Post kept busy as Pope Francis meets Young Italians

Braving the August heat, the young people who participated en masse in the prayer vigil in Circus Maximus with Pope Francis poured into St. Peter’s Square the next day, Sunday 12th August.

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A Diabetes Clinic Inaugurated in Egypt

The new facility can see some 2000 of the most needy and disadvantaged people in the Egyptian capital every month.

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Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre inaugurates the new Day Clinic in the San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Rome

Yesterday, the Lieutenant of the Grand Master received the Secretary of the Italian Council of Ministers Maria Elena Boschi in the San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Rome.