Shafik Sachedina is a British national whose area of profession is in the dental sector. He is a qualified dental surgeon and an alumnus of the Guy’s Hospital and Medical Dental School from the University of London. He graduated in 1975 and served for a dozen years in the dental field before starting his own practices. The doctor has further impacted many lives through the establishment of the Sussex Health Care Centre that he founded along with a renowned businessman, Shiraz Boghani who excels in the hotelier industry. Besides, Dr. Shafik Sachedina originally came from Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania in East Africa from where he was born before relocating to the United Kingdom to pursue his education and later settling in the country. For more update connect with Shafik Sachedina on Twitter
Dr. Shafik Sachedina’s Impact on his Community
In his capacity as one of the co-founders of the Sussex Health Care Company, Dr. Shafik Sachedina has impacted positively to the residents of Sussex community and its environs. Again, besides serving as the organization’s co-founder, Dr. Sachedina serves as its joint chairman as well. The Sussex Health Care founded in 1985, is one of the best home care facilities for the elderly that has even been previously awarded. Further, the facility not only offers services for the elderly but also provides treatment services to some specific mental illnesses as well. The center offers these and more services in conjunction with some of the major hospitals in Sussex where some of the mental ailments it caters for include Alzheimer’s diseases and Dementia among others.
Furthermore, apart from impacting lives in the health sector, Dr. Shafik Sachedina also has a particular interest in the Ismaili community. He has on two consecutive terms served as the Ismaili community’s president in the UK on a voluntary capacity besides heading the Department of Jamati Institutions. His role in the position involves coordination of activities and programs in the Ismaili’s Institutions in 16 areas. What’s more, Dr. Sachedina’s other areas of responsibility as an Ismaili leader includes overseeing the partnerships of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the Ismaili institutions from Asia. In addition, Dr. Sachedina is a member of several institutions that govern the community such as the AKDN and the FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Co-donating Committee where he serves as the chairman.