About Us

The Sarawak Heart Foundation was set up in 1996 as a charity to promote a heart-healthy community in Sarawak.

Core Activities

  • Provide financial assistance to needy heart patients in Sarawak for heart treatment and operations, in or outside Sarawak.
  • Purchase and donate to public hospitals in Sarawak medical  equipment needed for recuperation and rehabilitation of heart patients
  • Offer grants or sponsorships to public hospitals, institutions of higher learning and professionals in the medical field to enable them to do research on heart-related diseases.
  • Educate the public in Sarawak about heart disease, on prevention, identification, treatment and cure through health screenings, seminars, talks, road shows and publications.

The Foundation organises seminars, exhibitions, public forums, health screenings and physical campaigns to raise public awareness of heart and heart-related diseases.

The Foundation works together with the Heart Foundation of Malaysia, the Ministry of Health, hospitals and local Government agencies as well as the private sector, in carrying out its activities throughout Sarawak.



TYT Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud


Deputy Chairman

YB Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr.James Jemut Masing


Board of Trustees

YB Datuk Amar Hajah Jamilah Binti Haji Anu

YB Senator Datuk Prof Dr Sim Kui Hian

YB Dr Annuar Rapaee

YBhg Tan Sri Dato Sri Empiang Jabu

YBhg Dato Anne Teng

YBhg Dato Sri Fong Joo Chung

YBhg Datuk Prof Dr Chew Peng Hong

YBhg Datuk Haji Abdillah Haji Abdul Rahim

Dr Mohd Hirman Ritom

Ms Pauline Kon Suk Khim

Mr Eric Lim Swee Khoon


Medical Advisor

Dr. Yii Kie Sing