Dr. Shafik Sachedina is a dental surgeon and a leader of a department in Jamati institutes at the administrative office of His Highness at Aga Khan in France. He was born in 1950 in Tanzania and qualified to be a dental surgeon in 1975 from a Dental school in London. He is in charge of coordinating programs and events in the institutions of the Ismaili community. The institutions are accessible in 16 major areas.
He also works as a bond interfacing Central Asia, Ismaili people and Aga Khan Growth Network Programs institutions. After graduating from a dental school, he spent some years practicing medicine in England. Over the years Dr. Shafik Sachedina has developed innovative interests in healthiness sector. Apart from being a member of the board of governors, he serves in other positions such as an associate in Aga Khan Network committee, associate of Ismaili Leaders Global Forum and also as a FOCUS chairman. Additionally, he has helped in various charitable capacities such as Ismaili Council President in UK branch.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina is the Sussex Health Care joint chairman. Sussex health care is an institution that has been participating in providing support and health care services for over 25 years. The facility offers personalized care services and in 2002 they received accreditation for offering quality services. Sussex Company is the first dependent home care provider to be given ISO and HQS. The company acknowledges the importance of recreational and leisure activities that are vital to the conservation of one’s wellbeing. They select activities by considering individuals previous actions and interests. They inspire learning of fresh skills. The companies’ employs highly qualified specialists and a managing team to operate those homes and are responsible for formulating policies. They offer services such as care to the people with learning disabilities, neurological care, caring for aging and caring for the dementia patient.
Dr. Shafik is a sitting member of Institutes of Ismaili. The aim of the institutes is to promote the learning of Muslim societies and culture both modern and historically. It also acts as a meeting point of Ismaili people as it seeks to understand thoughts and history including the ignored fields of mysterious Shiism and Islam. The institution appeals to the international experience and knowledge of different scholars and organizations to produce awareness through publication, corporations, and imitativeness in Islamic Studies field. In Jamie institution, Mr. Sachedina is the one in a position to lead the department and coordinates their work although the institutions are accountable to the Imam.
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