Born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 1950 Shafik Sachedina is a dental surgeon and a joint Chairman of Sussex Health Care. Shafik Sachedina also works at the Aga Khan Jamati Institutions. Moreover, he is the President of the United States Ismaili council.

As the President of the Ismaili Council and a secretariat in the Aga Khan Jamati Institutions, Shafik plays a huge role in the 16 Ismaili regions. He is responsible for co-coordinating the Ismaili programmes in these areas. The role of interfacing with the Ismaili Community institutions in Central Asia and the Aga Khan networks are also performed by Shafik Sachedina.

Shafik Sachedina attended the Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School faculty at the University of London. It was there that he studied dental surgery and graduated in 1975. As a qualified dental surgeon Shafik Sachedina has been practicing medicine in England ever since then. It was during his practice that he developed an urge to venture into business specifically in the health sector. This is what led to Sussex Health Care.

Sussex Health Care is a group of independent homes that offer personalized care to the elderly and disabled adults. Based in Sussex, England, Sussex Heath Care was formed in 1985 as a single facility and has over the years grown to have numerous homes with over 600 beds. The staff at Sussex Health Care are highly trained to offer a wide range of health care services to the patients specializing in treating neurological disorders like dementia.

Sussex Health Care is run by the on the best leaders and policy makers in the medical and business world who have a deep understanding of how to run such an institution. One of them is Shiraz Boghani a joint Chairman. Shiraz Boghani is good at what he does and even received the “Hotelier of The Year” award in 2016. This was at the Asian Business Awards. Joint Chairman Sachedina is also among the top officials running Sussex Health Care. This is all in a bid to offer the patients the best available care.

Dr Shafik Sachedina continues to be at the forefront of improving the medical and pharmaceutical world. He is also a man whose skills and leadership qualities are requested for all over the world and not just in the United Kingdom. In fact, Shafik Sachedina holds very many top positions in different organizations. For instance, he is recognized as an Ismaili leader and a member of the Institute of Ismaili Studies. Furthermore he works at FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Co-donating Committee as the Chairman.

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