Dr. Shafik Sachedina is a dental surgeon and medical administrator. He was born in Tanzania before moving to England and becoming a naturalized citizen. Dr. Shafik Sachedina attended the University of London where he attended the Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School where he became a qualified dental surgeon. In addition, he has been involved in a number of positions where he provides care to persons with disabilities, the elderly, and the Ismaili community.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina is has been involved in a number of programs with a focus on helping the Ismaili community in both England and abroad. This work is focused on helping Ismaili who are new immigrants who may be in need of advanced dental care as well as established citizens. Dr. Shafik Sachedina is the head of the Aga Kahn Development Networks, and he is the president of the Ismali Council. The Ismaili Council is focused on providing medical care to the Ismaili community. It also encourages cooperation and understating between the broader and Ismaili community. Dr. Shafik Sachedina has served in a variety of roles such as being a member of the Ismaili Leaders Forum, Aiglemont, and he served as Chairman of a FOCUS group on humanitarian aid in international development.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina is known for his work with Sussex Health Care. This is an organization with twenty homes spread across the Sussex area. These homes provide palliative, hospice, and respite care. This form of care reaches out to the community’s most needy. In addition, Sussex Health Care provides homes for persons with disabilities. Dr. Shafik Sachedina is the joint Chairman of Sussex Health Care, and he has worked tirelessly to make the care facilities feel like home. Dr. Shafik Sachedina has been instrumental in increasing the number of care facilities from one to twenty since 1985.
Learn more about Shafik Sachedina: https://ismailimail.wordpress.com/2016/05/17/ismaili-imamats-diplomatic-corps-senior-officials-of-the-seat-of-ismaili-imamat-personal-representatives-of-the-imam-akdn-resident-representatives/