Dr. Shafik Sachedina is an exceptional entrepreneur who has a passion for healthcare. He is currently the Head of the Department of Jamati Institutions. He is also a supporter of the Aga Khan located in France. For this charitable duties, he has done several projects for the Ismaili people, and they were able to serve 16 areas through their projects.
Dr. Sachedina is also an active participant in the Aga Khan Development to help the communities located in Ismaili. The Aga Khan charity institution which he is an active member has helped several communities to recover from social and health problems in countries in Central Asia.
As a renowned healthcare pioneer, Dr. Shafik Sachedina was born in Tanzania in 1950. He eventually became a dental surgeon in 1975. He started his first experiences in healthcare as a dental resident in Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School.
Being a graduate of the University of London, he remained in England and continued his practice as a dentist for several years. Dr. Sachedina eventually ventured out and found his passion in the health care sector.
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He discovered this inclination through his charitable works in the Aga Khan and Jamati projects, and he was inspired to create more opportunities to help people in the aspect of health care. He is also an active member of the Institute Board of Governors.
He has held such a large role in the development of the Ismaili Imamat and their communities that he was able to hold several positions including those involving councils in the UK. He was able to be part of International Forums for his participation in a lot of voluntary work.
Currently, Dr. Shafik Sachedina is the Joint Chairman of one of the biggest healthcare centers in England, the Sussex Healthcare.
Sussex Healthcare is one of the fastest growing nursing homes located in the area. They are able to provide to 500 individuals with state-of-the-art facilities, individualized programs for adult and special needs care, and other programs for short-term and long-term care.
Sussex health care aims to provide a high standard of health care for the patients and their families, which is the core value of the company and Dr. Sachedina. He believes that health is the one of the essential pillars of the quality of life. That is why he devoted his life to pursuing his passion in the health care industry. So far, his volunteer programs, health care institutions and partnerships have helped so many patients and their families improve their lives.
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