Memorandum of understanding signed with Slovak Ministry of Health to strengthen cooperation


A visit of great significance was made last Friday by the Grand Hospitaller of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Bratislava, where Dominique Prince de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel signed a memorandum of understanding with Minister of Health of the Slovak Republic, Andrea Kalavská in the presence of the Ambassador of the Order of Malta to the Slovak republic Dr. Alfred Prinz von Schönburg-Hartenstein.

The main purpose of the memorandum is to further strengthen the already existing friendship and cooperation in the humanitarian and health field between Slovakia and the Order. It is intended to support, implement and strengthen the development and diversification of the cooperation in the area of the health services in the territory of the Slovak republic, to cooperate in spreading further medical education (first aid, trainings for professional staff etc.). The Memorandum is valid for a period of 15 years.

The Grand Hospitaller expressed his satisfaction with the agreement to the Minister because, he said: „it will allow the aid organization of the Order of Malta in Slovakia to support a growing number of people“.

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