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ONE OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST AND LARGEST AID ORGANISATIONS

Humanitarian work with old traditions

For 900 years, the Order of St John has worked to help the elderly and the sick.  Today we are located all over the world and run hospitals and ambulance operations.  In Sweden, we mainly work to help the elderly and the sick by providing grants to about 400 individuals and some 70 organisations every year.

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SOME OF THE RECIPIENTS

The eye hospital in Jerusalem

THE EYE HOSPITAL IN JERUSALEM– provides help to those in need of all ages with both advanced and simple eye surgery.

the Silvia home

THE SILVIAHOME– works to promote care and quality of life for people with dementia and their relatives.

camp school in Tallinn

CAMP SCHOOL IN TALLINN– gives young people in need access to valuable social contact whilst staying close to nature.

JOHANNITER-
HJÄLPEN

johanniterhälpen

JOHANNITERHJÄLPEN is an independent organisation related to the Order of St John.  Johanniterhjälpen organizes volunteer activities in CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation), in everyday life and at various public sport events.

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MEMBERS AROUND THE WORLD

Johanniterna i världen

MEMBERS OF THE ORDER are located in 153 countries.  A total of 400,000 volunteers work with, amongst other things, disaster relief, ambulance service, first aid training, nursing homes and hospitals.

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CURRENT

Order of St John in Sweden

In 2020, the centenary of the re-establishment of the Order of St John was commemorated in Sweden.  Four people who played decisive roles in the 1920 decision were Major Adlerstråle, Baron von Maltzahn, His Excellency von Haessler and Count Lewenhaupt.

Read the full article in pdf format (only available in Swedish).

The order of St John in Sweden