Malta Health Network (MHN) board was honored to meet HE Dr George Vella, President of Malta. HE Dr Vella was very interested to know about the work MHN has carried out over the past years including starting the awareness on Patients’ Rights. He encouraged MHN to keep working on Patient empowerment and improving patient-professional collaboration. He was also interested in the projects MHN has carried out including research and awareness on Chronic Pain, and SIP Malta where he recommended that education on such subjects should start from an early age. Information about other initiatives of MHN including participation in prevention campaigns such as Vaccination and environmental impact on health and educating patients through the EUPATI project were also discussed. HE Dr Vella explained that as he had mentioned in his first speech as President he wants to give importance to matters related to patients during his Presidency and looked forward to further collaboration with MHN.