In 1950, Dr. Shafik Sachedina was born in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. He became a British National when he moved to England as a teenager. He obtained his qualifications in dental surgery at the Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School at the University of London in 1975. He later trained as a dental surgeon at London Dental School.
He supports the Institute of Ismaili Studies, which was founded in 1977. He is the head of the department and it operates in 16 countries. Shafik Sachedina makes sure that the 16 branches’ activities run efficiently and smoothly. He is also in charge of delegating functions and roles. He sits on the board of management, which is responsible for most of the decision making. The institute teaches people about Islamic culture through publications and initiatives. It has one of the world’s biggest libraries of material used for promoting Islamic religion and culture. Follow Shafik Sachedina on Medium
Shafik Sachedina founded Sussex Health Care Company and he is now one of its Joint chairmen. The company provides care and support services to residents in South England’s Sussex County. The company has numerous senior homes with gyms, hydrotherapy pools, sensory rooms for rehabilitation. Its employees specialize in dementia and elder care. Shafik has the led the company to win awards from professional healthcare bodies. Sussex has given 6 of its employees the Chi Chester University level five Diploma for social care. The company’s goal is to help patients by giving service providers more education.
Shafik Sachedina is a committee member for Aga Khan Development Network. He volunteers to help Jamati institutions keep their budgets and events remain in accordance with their guidelines. He is also the Humanitarian Assistance International Coordinating Committees’ chairman. The committee provides Muslims with humanitarian assistance services. He is Horsham Clinic Limited’s director. He was previously Imara Unite Kingdom Limited’s director.