Shafik Sachedina was born in 1950 in the East of Africa, Tanzania’s capital Dar-es-Salaam. Dr.Sachedina has practiced dental surgery in the in England for decades and continued to practice. He Qualified in Dental medicine from Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School, the University of London in 1975. Dr.Sachedina currently heads the Department of Jamati Institutions at Aiglemont in France at the Secretariat of the Aga Khan. He also coordinates the programs and activities of the institution of Islamic communities and in all the 16 areas where the facilities established. Dr.Sachedina also works with the Ismaili communities and the Development Network Programmes for the Aga Khan. He has also volunteered in the Ismaili council as president for two terms consecutively in the United Kingdom. Dr. Sachedina currently owns Sussex Health Care.
Sussex Health is a group of care homes that runs independently mainly in Sussex. Sussex primarily focuses on providing care for the aged. The healthcare group also provides health care services to mentally sick individuals with Alzheimer or dementia. They also handle adults with learning and physical difficulties. Sussex health care focuses on providing quality healthcare for patients with acquired brain injuries and neurology. The team of doctors working in the facility is committed to providing high-quality health care and support services to each of their patients. The team purposes on being the lead provider in nursing care in Sussex area, and it’s determined on delivering professional and high-quality first class services.
Sussex Healthcare had patterned with the University of Chichester and had a program for diploma students. The program which was for one year helped the students who managed to complete the Higher Apprenticeship or somewhat Level 4 Registered Managers Award be able to enroll in higher education. Six staff members completed the program and were awarded level 5 Diploma in Professional Practice from the University of Chichester. The award made courtesy of Sussex Health Care. The students undertaking the program attend the various workshops during the program which helped them sharpen their interaction skills and also experience firsthand the services work ethics they were required to deliver after the completion of the program.
Dr.Shafik Sachedina has continually impacted the medical arena in Sussex by his great entrepreneurial Medicare establishments. He continues to train and mentor young people in the dentistry and entrepreneurial journey. His institutions continue to inspire both the old and young generation.