Magdi Yacoub To inagurate Cairo Heart Center in January 2020
After the huge success in Aswan, the Magdi Yacoub Heart foundation is opening a new Heart Center in Cairo.

According to an interview with youm 7 newspaper , Egyptian renewed professor of Cardiothoracic surgery, Magdy Yacoub is opening a heart center in Cairo.

The laying down for the cornerstone of Cairo's Heart Center will be next january 2020 , and it will be located beside zewail city . 

Its costs are expected to reach $160 million, with a capacity of holding 300 beds, 175,000 inpatients and 150,000 outpatients, which is five times more than the capacity of Aswan Heart Center. 

construction for the new center will take nearly a year and half . 

Yacoub was born on 16 November 1935 in Al Sharqia, Egypt . He studied at Cairo University and qualified as a doctor with a Bachelor of Medicine, degree in 1957. He moved to Britain in 1962 and started a succesful career in the cardiothoracic surgery and recieved many awards and honors in both Egypt and the UK like the order of merit and the order of the Nile .

Yacoub was knighted in 1992  and awarded the Order of Merit by HM  Queen Elizabeth II in the 2014 New Year Honours. 


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