Shafik Sachedina, a dental surgeon, heads the department of Jamati institutions based in France. He is also the Chairman of the Focus humanitarian assistance international coordinating committee hence responsible for organizing the activities and programs of the Ismailia community institutions in the 16 primary areas where such systems are actively rooted. Dr. Sachedina is also liable for international liaison and interfacing with the Aga Khan Development network programs and organizations in central Asia since he is a member of the Aga Khan Development committee.
Shafik Sachedina, born in May 1950 in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania, worked with different groups such as Imara U.K. limited where he worked as the director, at the Horsham clinic limited as director and Sussex healthcare limited as a director also. He worked with, Shiraz Noor Mohamed Boghani in the Horsham clinic limited the Institute of Ismaili studies, Naguib kheraj, Aziz Esmail.
He qualified as a dental surgeon in 1975 from the University of London and has practiced in England for many years. He gained substantial entrepreneurial interest in the health sector. Sussex health care is an independent commercial group of care homes based mainly on the large bridge in West Sussex focused primarily on the responsibility for the older people including people with mental illness. It provides excellent care in the purpose-built facilities for those requiring support with neurological conditions and brain injury.
As a business, the organization aims at being the best provider of residential and nursing care in the Sussex area. The determination to provide the highest quality of care based on the needs of an individual is vital for the first class potential team. These conditions introduced under the leadership of Dr. Shafik. New services developed for people with autism and young people leaving schools due to learning and physical disabilities. The service will offer ground floor accommodation and ensuite facilities. The local GPs visit the home regularly, and there are opportunities for work experience and further education.
As a philanthropist and in honor of the community’s traditions, he has diligently offered free professional service to Jamal, and Aga Khan Institutions.
As a President of the Ismailia Council for the United Kingdom, he did an exemplary job for two consecutive terms. Apart from his role in the board of governors, Dr. Shafik holds several high positions for the Ismailia imamate and community and is a high ranking member of the Ismailia Leader’s International Forum.