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

Social assistance


The importance of psychological support in countering coronavirus

The social and healthcare emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic has complex psychological repercussions, many of them new, albeit emergency psychology is a well-established discipline.


Order of Malta: a centuries-old hospitaller tradition facing the Covid-19 challenge

Present on all continents, the Order of Malta has stepped up its efforts in the social-healthcare sector to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. As the Grand Hospitaller, head of the Order of Malta’s humanitarian projects,


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,

Latest interventions

Coronavirus pandemic spreads across Europe and the rest of the world

The entire world now has to contend with the Covid-19 pandemic, overstretching national health services, as well as every level of social assistance service.

Diplomatic Activities

Order of Malta organizes meeting to scale up humanitarian response in the Middle East violence-affected regions

The Order of Malta organized a working meeting bringing together region Order’s ambassadors, association’s presidents as well as heads of Malteser International and Ordre de Malte France,


Promoting social cohesion in Iraq

Tharaa A. Simaan, Malteser International’s Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant for the Ninewa Return Program in Iraq, explains the importance of social cohesion, the activities supported by Malteser International and the impact on communities in the Nineveh Plains.


Christmas lunch in the Basilica dei Santi Bonifacio e Alessio for 400 needy people

His beret pulled down over his ears to protect him from the cold, but with a smile on his face, one of the numerous volunteers of the Order of Malta’s Gruppo Abc of the Rome Delegation, greets at the entrance the guests who will be offered “Christmas lunch” in the Basilica dei Santi Bonifacio e Alessio in Rome

Grand Master news

Welcome to Munich: open doors for medical care for people without health insurance

An increasing number of people do not enjoy health insurance, even in Germany. We’re not only talking about migrants or those without a valid residence permit, but also students, pensioners, or the self-employed, as well as numerous children whose parents don’t have health coverage.

Diplomatic Activities

Grand Chancellor in Peru: official meetings and visits to social projects

The first day of Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager’s official visit to Peru was marked by a long, cordial conversation with Néstor Francisco Popolizio Bardales, Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Lima.