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

Humanitarian & medical works

10/12/2021

Vaccinations in St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna

To counter the new wave of Covid infections, the Austrian government imposed a total lockdown on 22 November. At the same time the demand for vaccination increased exponentially. On the initiative of Cardinal Christoph Schönborn - Metropolitan Archbishop of Vienna and Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of the Order of Malta - a Covid-19 vaccination centre was set up in St Stephen’s cathedral in Vienna.

06/12/2021

Facts, Not Feelings. Malteser publishes the 2021 edition of its Migration Report

Now in its third edition, the Maltese Migration Report 2021 sheds new light on migration in Germany. With its fact-based preparation, the report aims to provide impetus for an objective public discussion on different items, giving an up-to-date overview on migration developments.

26/11/2021

Belarus: Order of Malta supports migrants in the border area

The Order of Malta has launched a programme for the distribution of food and basic necessities to migrants currently stranded on the border between Poland and Belarus.

12/11/2021

Malteser International launches new emergency operating centre in Nairobi

Malteser International, the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency, has launched a new Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for the public ambulance service, in Nairobi Kenya. In the future the office will be used for the organization of ambulance missions and the distribution of patients to hospitals.

Latest interventions
24/10/2021

Order of Malta in Albania supporting Afghani refugees

In coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Albanian organisation of the Order of Malta has been actively involved in supporting refugees from Afghanistan since last August, when the US troops left the country.

Latest interventions
12/10/2021

Earthquake Haiti: Malteser International rebuilding schools, health facilities and distributing cash aid

Seven weeks after the massive earthquake in Haiti, the situation for those affected remains tense, especially in the affected region of Nippes. "Many roads are still impassable; health facilities are overloaded and water supply is insufficient in parts of the country.

Latest interventions
27/09/2021

Covid cases continue to rise in Syria: Malteser International delivering oxygen and protective equipment

As Covid 19 cases continue to rise in Syria, supplies of testing kits and oxygen are beginning to run low while aid agencies are calling for a ceasefire to protect civilians.

Latest interventions
22/09/2021

Order of Malta Slovakia volunteers providing assistance during the apostolic visit of Pope Francis

During Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to Slovakia - 12-15 September - the Order of Malta´s relief organization in Slovakia (Malteser Aid Slovakia) provided assistance and organisational support to the Slovak Conference of Catholic Bishops in various fields.

21/09/2021

The Order of Malta’s Relief Organisation in Lithuania celebrates 30 years of activities in the presence of the Grand Hospitaller

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the Order of Malta’s Relief Organisation in Lithuania, the Grand Hospitaller Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montebl paid a visit to the country.