Order of St John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta
On the 18th October 2022 Dr and Mrs Franco de Pauli held a dinner at the Embassy Residence in honour our Councillor, Dame Ann Gloag.
An evening at Heltorf castle discussing the situation in Africa where people are struggling with the impacts of climate change, the pandemic and rising prices on the world market.
On the edges of a slum area of Aberdeen is a remarkable facility called the Aberdeen Women’s Centre (AWC). The running of AWC was taken over by Dame Ann Gloag, the is centre was taken over in 2008 and offers free medical care to women and children, up to the age of 15.
The Companions of the Order of Malta Kenya held its first physical meeting this week at the Orders Embassy Residence in Gigiri.
On the 12th September, Sam Mattock, the Secretary at the Embassy of the Order of Malta to Kenya formally signed the Book of Condolance for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on behalf of HE Wilhelm von Trott zu Solz the Orders Ambassador to Kenya, at the Residence of HE Jane Marriott the British High Commisioner to Kenya.
In May of this year, the Chancellor of the Order of St. John met with Malteser International (Kenya) to exchange ideas on how they, together with the Order of Malta, could pool their efforts in supporting First Aid Trainings for the much needed Emergency First Responders.
The Companions of the Order to Kenya are extremely grateful and happy for the fantastic response it received to its appeal a few months ago.
In Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, over 60% of the people live in informal settlement. Most of the residents who live here are day laborers with low, irregular incomes. They usually live in overcrowded and poorly ventilated accommodation. Here, diseases such as tuberculosis are easy to spread from one person to the next through droplet infection.
During the Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya, remote counties such as Marsabit were especially heavily hit due to generally low vaccination availability and misinformation.