The Sarawak Heart Foundation was set up in 1995 as a non-profit charitable organisation to promote heart health in Sarawak.
The primary objective of the Foundation is to provide support to heart patients by financing their treatment as well as purchase necessary medical equipment for treatment, recuperation and rehabilitation of heart patients.
The Foundation provides grants and sponsorships to hospitals, institutions of higher learning and professionals in the medical field to carry out medical and other research related to heart diseases.
To raise public awareness of heart and related diseases, the Foundation organises free health screening, exhibitions and talks regularly.
As a member of the World Heart Federation, the Foundation also partners with individuals and organizations in activities to bring greater awareness of this 'silent killer' in the society and welcomes contributions from the public to further its range of activities and efforts aimed at reducing, prevention and eradication of heart-related diseases.
|Chairman:||His Excellency Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud|
|Deputy Chairman:||YB. Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing|
YB Datuk Amar Hajjah Jamilah Anu
|Treasurer:||YBhg. Dato Anne Teng|
|Secretary:||Ms Pauline Kon Suk Khim|
|Medical Advisor:||Dr. Yii Kie Seng
YABhg. Datuk Amar Puan Sri Laila Taib
As a President of SABATI and Chairman of SHF, YABhg. Datuk Amar Puan Sri Laila Taib was the main force behind these organizations and her tireless efforts led to the success and growth of both. Serving as a volunteer in the fund raising efforts over the years, she was instrumental as the leader in achieving the many milestones of SHF to bring relief and cheers to heart patients and their families throughout the state. Her current presence and guidance is both an assurance of the continued success of SHF in the years ahead and commitment to serve the community which is close to her heart.
Datin Jamilah Haji Anu and Datin Anne Teng
As members of SABATI, these two hard working and dedicated women were the hands-on forces to push many of the projects organized by SABATI, including the setting up of SHF and its related activities. Apart from their busy roles as wives and mothers, they took time off to donate considerable time and efforts to ensure that organized events were carried out smoothly and efficiently by lending support to the numerous other volunteers involved.
Generally, SABATI members whole-heartedly support the many projects undertaken and served in many capacities in the initial stages of SHF's formation and growth which included enlisting the services of many prominent and renowned doctors to also volunteer their special skills and knowledge.
Datuk Dr Saw Huat Seong
Sarawak born Datuk Dr Saw Huat Seong's skill as a heart surgeon is beyond question in the medical circle; his success and accomplishments made him a much sought after doctor among the elite specialist medical institutions. Nevertheless, he has remained humble and down to earth when it comes to volunteering his services, especially to SHF. He had contributed as a doctor, advisor, donor and ' recruitment officer ' to ensure that SHF became successful and strong as he whole-heartedly believed in and supported the foundation's noble aims and objectives.
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