Malteser International

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Parent organizationKnights of Malta
HeadquartersCologne, Germany
TypeAids agency
Slogan"For a life in health and dignity"

Malteser International is "the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta." Their website is in English, French and German.[1]


Their website reports that the group has "around 100 aid and development projects in over 20 countries".[1] Their 2012 annual report listed 25 countries, and divided their work into the following core areas:

  1. Relief, Reconstruction & Rehabilitation
  2. Health & Nutrition
  3. Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
  4. Livelihood & Social Programs
  5. Disaster Risk Reduction[2]


Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:2017 Report into Malteser InternationalreportJanuary 2016The Weir CommissionA leaked official Knights of Malta report by an independent commission of experts looking into questionable activities of the Knights' main German-based medical and emergency relief service operating worldwide under the name Malteser International. It shows conclusively that Malteser has consistently violated Catholic teaching, under the responsbility of Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager during his long tenure as Grand Hospitaller.