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Egyptian FM meets with renowned surgeon Magdi Yacoub

Monday 19-06-2017 - 07:04 PM
Khalid Fahmy
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Cairo – Egyptian Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry met with renowned surgeon Dr. Magdi Yacoub on Monday at the headquarters of the ministry.
Ahmed Abu Zeid, spokesman for the ministry, tweeted that there is cooperation between the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development and Magdi Yacoub Foundation to support African countries.
Sir Yacoub is an Egyptian cardiothoracic surgeon. He is also a professor of cardiothoracic surgery at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, and founder and director of Research at the Harefield Heart Science Centre (Magdi Yacoub Institute).
Yacoub and his team, which included 12 most skilled cardiologists from Egypt, the United States and the United Kingdom, performed 25 operations in Ethiopia in 2013 as a part of ongoing medical cooperation between Cairo and Addis Ababa.

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