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

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Medical Facilities

Healthcare as a fundamental human right

Despite the universal right to health, thousands of people across the world live without basic healthcare. Too often in situations of war, violence and poverty the people with greatest needs are deprived of adequate medical treatment and drugs. Our doctors try to bridge this gap in mobile clinics, hospitals and day-care centres. The Holy Family Maternity Hospital in Bethlehem is the only place for women of the region to give birth under good medical conditions. Its mobile clinic reaches isolated villages in the West Bank, caring for women whose medical needs would otherwise go unmet. Some medical interventions are unique: healthcare for inmates in Nairobi’s prisons, while others are pioneering: advanced therapy to treat dementia. Across Lebanon the Order of Malta runs 28 medical facilities that serve both the local population and refugees. In California people unable to afford health insurance receive free healthcare in our clinics. Further south, in Bolivia dialysis treatment is available in the country’s second largest city, El Alto, for those who cannot afford it.


Medical Facilities - Latest Interventions

  • 13/12/2013

    Inauguration of the expansion of the Holy Family Hospital outreach clinic

    Paediatric and neonatal care: new facilities thanks to Belgian Government The Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders visited the Order of Malta Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem, and participated in the November 10th inauguration of the expansion of the hospital’s outreach clinic. He was received by Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel, […]

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  • 11/12/2013

    The Humanitarian Cooperation Agreement signed in Belgrade

    In the historical Palace of Serbia, seat of the Presidency of the Republic and of the most important ministries, today was signed the Agreement on Cooperation in the Humanitarian Field between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Republic of Serbia. For the Government of Serbia, the agreement has been signed by the Minister of Health, HE Slavica […]

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The Order of Malta’s activities in 120 countries

Map indicates capital cities of countries where the Order of Malta runs medical, social, or humanitarian projects

The Order of Malta’s activities in 120 countries

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

Magistral Palace, Via Condotti, 68 Rome - Italy

Tel. +39.06.67581.1 | info@orderofmalta.int