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

Humanitarian & medical works

Latest interventions
30/05/2019

Making an effort not to lose them

Volunteers among drug-addicts in the Rogoredo “bosco”, one of the largest open-air drug market places in northern Italy.

02/04/2019

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.

Latest interventions
30/03/2019

Cyclone Idai: Malteser International sends team to Mozambique

Emergency relief team of highly experienced professionals from Malteser International will leave for Mozambique following Cyclone Idai which has caused catastrophic flooding, killed hundreds of people, and affected hundreds of thousands of others in Mozambique and neighboring countries.

14/03/2019

Eight years of war in Syria: ‘The scale of human suffering cannot be expressed in numbers’

The Syrian war seems to be nearing its final stages, but there is no end to the suffering of the people affected by the conflict.

Latest interventions
01/03/2019

The Venezuelan Association offers hot meals and medical examinations to the elderly in a district of Caracas

The Order of Malta’s Venezuelan Association, founded in the South American country in 1957, has inaugurated a hot-meal service for some thirty disadvantaged elderly people in Chacao, one of the five municipalities in the metropolitan district of Caracas.

Latest interventions
20/02/2019

New project provides shoes to 15,000 disadvantaged adults and children in the Philippines

Thanks to a generous donation from Vans Philippines, who donated the shoes, Members and volunteers of the Order of Malta arranged for the distribution and fitting of the shoes to those in need.

14/02/2019

Malteser International: medical care for Venezuelan refugees needs to be scaled up

Since September 2018, the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency Malteser International, has been providing relief and medical care to thousands of refugees fleeing Venezuela.

25/01/2019

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.

22/01/2019

World Youth Day: 130 Order of Malta volunteers in Panama provide first aid alongside local and Vatican authorities

The 130 Order of Malta volunteers who flew to Panama for World Youth Day will be offering assistance and first aid to pilgrims.