Being born in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania in the year 1950, ShafikSachedina moved to England where he enrolled at Guy’s Medical Hospital. He graduated in 1975 and moved on to London Dental School where he qualified as a dental surgeon. Throughout several years, Dr. Shafik practiced as a surgeon, but his desire to venture into business eventually took over.
It is in 1985 that Shafik Sachedina, together with Shiraz Boghani founded Sussex Health Care Limited. This company consists of more than 20 groups of care homes that are independent for the elderly. Sussex Healthcare takes care of older people with Alzheimer’s and dementia, as well as children with difficulties in learning, disabilities and other neural disorders.
Sussex Healthcare is an award-winning caregiver in the UK that offers specialized and holistic care for the elderly and disabled.
Work and Achievements
Over the years, Dr. Shafik has been appointed in 4 companies, is currently the director of Islamic Publications Limited, and The Institute of Ismaili Studies, and resigned from the Imara UK Limited. He has also been appointed for other companies that are now dissolved.
His kind-hearted nature and knowledge have enabled him to channel his research towards improving the lives of those who are rather forgotten and despised in society. Apart from that, Dr. Sachedina advocates for dental hygiene throughout the UK.
Other achievements of ShafikSachedina include being a member of the Aga Khan Development Network Committee that founded Ismaili Studies. Ismaili Studies has a massive library of magazines, books, and journals that support the cultural and religious lives of Muslims. The institute gives charitable services to Muslims.
As a dental surgeon, Shafik heads the events department for the Ismaili Community making him responsible for organizing events in all 16 regions. His ability to deal with people in a coordinated manner makes the organization run smoothly. Apart from that, Sachedina has been appointed to several university boards
In the UK, Dr. ShafikSachedina is an important figure who inspires the business and healthcare sector. A lot of articles have been written about him and on his social profiles on Twitter and LinkedIn.