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

Humanitarian & medical works


A year in numbers in Malteser International’s Activity Report: from aiding refugees to preventing natural disasters

From the humanitarian emergencies in Syria, Iraq and South Sudan to the more silent crises occurring far from the media spotlight, such as those in Pakistan, Myanmar and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


One million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Malteser International supports Uganda by providing improved supply of clean drinking water for 30,000 refugees.

Latest interventions

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.

Latest interventions

Medical centre run by the Order of Malta to open soon in Timor Leste

A new medical centre offering primary health care is about to open in Dili, Timor Leste, one of the poorest countries in Asia


Global Fund for Forgotten People awards 22 Grants

The Sovereign Order of Malta’s Global Fund for Forgotten People distributed its 2017 grants on June 24th. This year, 22 grants were distributed to support 16 projects of the Order in 15 countries.


The Malteser Relief Service in Ukraine holds annual Easter event

The Malteser Relief Service in Ukraine held its annual "Easter basket" event in order to provide festive Easter baskets to 450 residents in need, located in Lviv, Ukraine.


Leaders of the Sovereign Order of Malta’s medical and humanitarian activities meet in Paris

The 25th annual meeting of the leaders of Order of Malta charitable activities gathered last week in Paris for two days of intensive work, reviewing their 2016 programmes to help the poor and the sick.


Malteser International Americas and Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations Lead Panel on the Global Refugee Crisis at the United Nations

Focus on helping refugee women find hope and stability with viable opportunities and solutions amid crisis


Starvation threatens 1.4 million children in Africa. Malteser International helps children in Kenya and South Sudan  

The United Nations has reported that starvation threatens more than a million children in Somalia, Nigeria, Yemen, and South Sudan.