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 and recuperation.
- To provide financial assistance to needy heart patients in Sarawak for heart treatment and operations, in or outside Sarawak.
- To purchase and donate to public hospitals in Sarawak medical equipment needed for recuperation and rehabilitation of heart patients
- To give 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.
- To 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 Pehim Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud
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 Dato’ Haji Adbdillah Haji Abdul Rahim
Dr Mohd Hirman Ritom
Ms Pauline Kon Suk Khim
Mr Eric Lim Swee Khoon
Dr. Yii Kie Sing