Order of St John of Jerusalem of
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The Companions of the Order of Malta in Kenya have achieved another medical first at the Catholic Mission Hospital in the very remote area of Tangulbei, North West Kenya.
Farewell lunch hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin for Ambassador Tom Amolo.
On Sunday 3 rd December 2023 His Excellency Archbishop Hubertus Van Megen, Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan, on behalf of the Order of Malta handed over to Rev. Fr. Ambrose Muli, head of the Secretariat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Malindi, representing His Lordship the Rt. Rev. Willybard Lagho, Bishop of Malindi, a donation for the victims of the recent flooding of the coastal region of Kenya.
“Do not look away from the poor” (Tobit 4,7) was the theme for the 2023 World Day for the Poor which was celebrated for the seventh time by the Church on 19 November 2023. It is an appointment, Pope Francis explained, "that the Church is progressively rooting in its pastoral care, in order to discover more and more the central content of the Gospel". The Holy Father urged everyone to work toward providing free healthcare, medical examinations, vaccinations, and bill payment assistance to those in need.
In Marsabit County, the livestock sector sustains about 90% of the pastoral livelihood which contributes 10% to Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) consequently rudimenting animal health campaigns as an integral part of the progressive transdisciplinary, multi-sectoral One Health approach.
One Health is a holistic and interdisciplinary approach that aims to connect people, animal and the environment to improve human and animal health in a healthy ecosystem.
The Order of Malta Companions of Kenya held a fundraiser lunch at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Knightsbridge on Friday 28 July
The annual meeting of Members and Friends of the British Association of the Order (BASMOM) took place in London in June, led by FAS Chair, Cecile Coke-Brenninkmejier.
Tangulbei is a small and almost unknown town, in the far North West of Kenya, with a formal population of 4,979. However, it lies in the heart of the territory of the semi-nomadic Pokot people, who number almost 150,000. Thanks to the generous support and tireless efforts of the Order of Malta Companions of Kenya, it was possible to build a maternity ward at the Catholic Mission hospital in TANGULBEI.