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Salfit Governorate delegation received at Holy Family Hospital

Nov 25, 2014

Delegation welcomed to discuss further cooperation

 The Representative of the Sovereign Order of Malta Justin Simpson and the CEO of Holy Family Hospital Dominique Jacqmin received a delegation from Salfit Governorate at the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem on Thursday 20 November 2014.

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Cooperation agreement signed between Palestine and the Sovereign Order of Malta

Nov 15, 2014

Agreement focused on health and economic development activities

 

Foreign Minister Dr. Riyad al-Maliki met on Sunday 29th June, 2014 at the Ministry's headquarters with the Representative of the Sovereign Order of Malta Justin Simpson. Dr. al-Maliki briefed Ambassador Simpson on the latest political developments in the occupied territories, and expressed his support for the increasing cooperation in the fields of health and economic development between the two governments.

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Order of Malta Concludes Cooperation Agreement with Czech Republic

Nov 5, 2014 Foreign Minister visits the Order's Hospital in Bethlehem
The Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic came to Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem to mark the implememtation of a Cooperation Agreement between the Czech Republic and the Sovereign Order of Malta covering their collaborative work in Palestine.

The first phase of implementation of the Agreement covers two projects - the creation of  Cardiology Unit at Holy Family Hospital, and the provision of a portable ultrasound machine to be based the the Marda Village Clinic of the Palestinian Ministry of Health in the Salfit Governorate. The Cardiology Unit was also assisted by a grant from the Global Fund for Forgotten People, an instrument of the Order of Malta.
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Grand Master of the Order of Malta visits Lebanon

Oct 31, 2014

Senior Delegation of the Order Supports Work in the Region

 On 28th October the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, returned to Lebanon, five years after his official visit in 2009. The visit took place at a challenging time for the country as it deals with the social, humanitarian and economic repercussions of the war taking place just a few kilometres away. The Grand Master encouraged the Lebanese Association to continue in its work to reduce suffering in the country and bring aid to those in need.

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Medical Aid to Gaza

Aug 16, 2014

Holy Family Hospital sends medical supplies to assist Shifa Hospital in Gaza

 

The Order of Malta's maternity hospital in Bethlehem, Holy Family Hospital, responded to the crisis in Gaza by dispatching a palette of medical supplies to Shifa Hospital in Gaza.

 

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Three Years of War in Syria

Mar 12, 2014

Order of Malta expands medical assistance inside the country


As the Syrian civil war enters into its third year, the international humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Malteser International, is intensifying its medical relief efforts for refugees inside Syria. Three new mobile health stations are being deployed to Syrian camps near Aleppo, in the northern border region with Turkey, where they will provide medical care for 50,000 Syrians. The organization will also distribute 50,000 relief packages to the camps’ residents, as well as to 1,500 displaced families in the Damascus region, working in cooperation with its local partner, the International Blue Crescent (IBC).

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Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem: the 60,000th child is born

Jan 19, 2014 She’s called Mariam and weighs 3.460 kg

Another girl has been born in the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem: the 60,000th baby was delivered at 11.35 this morning. She weighs 3.460 kg and is called Mariam. Her parents come from a small village near Hebron, the ancient city in the West Bank.
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