Shafik Sachedina is a qualified dental surgeon and is the co-founder and chairman of the Sussex Healthcare company. His company focuses on the provision of care to homes and support services in Sussex County. Dr Shafik is Jamati Institution’s Head of Department. This is a Secretariat of His Highness the Agha Khan, which is based in Aiglemont, France. Dr Shafik’s mandate is to ensure the coordination of activities and programs of the Ismaili community in 16 areas where these institutions are located. He also interfaces with the Agha Khan Development Network Programs and the Ismaili communities’ institution spread in Central Asia.
By being on the Institute’s Board of Governors, Dr Shafik Sachedina has other responsibilities he carries out for the Ismaili Jamat and community. They include membership at the Agha Khan Development Network, Chairman of the FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Coordinating Committee and also a member of the Ismaili Leaders International Forum. He has also served in volunteer capacities among them as the president of the Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom for two terms.
His position as the Head of the department at Jamat institutions is to ensure the work is appropriately coordinated. All these institutions are only answerable to the Imam. His work and operation with the Jamati and the Agha Khan are based on voluntary capacity which is a longstanding tradition of voluntary service within the two institutions.
Dr Shafik was born in Dare salaam, Tanzania but relocated to London in 1950. He became a British national and rose to many positions in the healthcare companies. He attended the University of London Guy Hospital Medical and Dental school. He is an entrepreneur who has ventured into the healthcare sector; having founded the Sussex Healthcare Company. He is a board member Sussex Healthcare, a company that has a 25-year experience in caring for the older people. Under Dr Shafik, Sussex Healthcare is dedicated to enhancing the physical, intellectual, emotional and social aspects of those that are living in the care homes they provide. Sussex also provides care to people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PLMD) with the help of specialised treatment and qualified staff.
The general idea is to make the older people and those with Alzheimer’s live a comfortable life. Sussex Healthcare has also worked with experts who have diverse expertise in several therapies that include physiotherapy, reflexology and occupational therapy.
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