St John International - improving community healthcare around the world
St John is a global community health charity working in 42 countries around the world
St John International supports the work of St John around the world to improve community health with a focus on
- Mothers and babies
- First Aid and community disaster resilience
- Medical facilities
- Recognising healthcare and humanity
Find out more about our work here.
St John has more than 100 years of expertise in training and up-skilling volunteers, and has over 400, 000 staff and dedicated volunteers working in communities all over the world. Our work is centred on education and training for sustainable change in community health, and includes the provision of essential equipment to enhance community healthcare. Find out more about where we work here.
“St John’s focus on primary health care, especially amongst the poorest of the poor, and its capacity to tap the most generous and caring human impulses, gives it a special place in our hearts.”
Nelson Mandela, Grand Bailiff of the Order of St John
St John International is a part of The Order of St John, which is an Order of Chivalry of the British Crown which awards dedicated St John volunteers around the world. Recent activity of the Order includes the new award granted for organ donation. Find out more about the Award for Organ Donation here and the history of the Order of St John here.