Knowledge Award

The Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation

The Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation (MYF) – an Egyptian registered charity NGO – was founded in 2008 by Sir Magdi Yacoub, the late Dr. Ahmed Zewail and Ambassador Mohamed Shaker. MYF is running one of the exceptional projects of enormous significance to the health and wellbeing of the Egyptian people that is entirely based on donations, the Aswan Heart Centre. The MYF is the body responsible for strategic management and administration of the Aswan Heart Centre and Aswan Heart Research Centre. MYF is managed by one of the most reputable Board of Trustees in Egypt.

Our core objective is to establish a medical centre of excellence and international standing dedicated to cardiovascular surgery, treatment and research.