Dr. Shafik Sachedina is a dental surgeon who works with the Sussex healthcare and Ismaili studies institute. He was born in the year 1950 in Tanzania, where he slowly began his journey to being a recognized dental surgeon. He plays a crucial role in the development and growth of the Institute of Ismaili studies and the Sussex healthcare.
The Institute of the Ismaili Studies is an institute for research that is based in London. Its primary purpose is to encourage the study of Muslim societies and cultures. Studying the historical and contemporary society and culture of the Muslim’s helps to enhance relationships with other faiths and communities.
The institute also functions as a meeting point for the Ismaili society. The institute is an establishment of the Aga Khan. The institute operates under its guidance and works closely with other Aga Khan establishments. Dr. Shafik Sachedina role in the Ismaili Studies Institute is diverse. First, he is responsible for the coordination of activities and programs in the institute. He is also the link interface between the institute and Aga Khan’s development program.
Being a part of Aga khan’s board of governors enables him to act as the link interface. When it comes to the Sussex Healthcare, he is the joint chair and a founding member. The organization works closely with the police and city council to help support their investigations. The organization’s priority is to ensure they offer high standards of health care to any person they support.
The facility is for the care of old people. It also comes equipped with several types of equipment, which makes their stay quite memorable and comfortable. Dr. Shafik Sachedina came up with this idea to help ensure that they provide appropriate care for not only the old but people who have dementia. They also care for people with disabilities.
His love to give back to the community was sparked during his volunteer times in the Jamati and Aga Khan institutes. The Sussex healthcare has experienced staffs, which are available on a 24-hour basis; they also offer holistic therapies when it comes to radiotherapy, reflexology among other therapy sessions. His involvement in the two institutions, help solidify his medical experience when it comes to giving back to the community.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina active role in both institutes serve as an inspiration for doctors around the world to get active in the community. Shafik Sachedina is a dentist in profession. He studied in University of London.