After graduating from Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School at the University of London in 1975, Shafik Sachedina later became a dental surgeon, and has now been a member of the healthcare industry for more than 4 decades. Born in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, he eventually moved to England and became a British National, then went on to work in top positions at several medical companies there, one being Sussex Healthcare, where he was given the position of Joint Chairman in 1998. Learn more about Shafik Sachedina at CompanyCheck
.Sussex Healthcare, which is based in South England, provides care to patients in their homes, and offers live-in facilities for elderly clients who are suffering from mental conditions such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The healthcare provider also has services for younger people who have neurological and cognitive disabilities or disorders. The first Sussex Healthcare facility was opened up in 1985, and today, the company has more than 20 health and wellness related places in operation, including a day care, a state-of-the-art gym, and residential houses where patients can receive around-the-clock care.
In addition to being in a leading position at Sussex Healthcare, Shafik Sachedina is on the Board of Governor’s at the Institute of Ismali Studies, a school that was founded in 1977 with the purpose of pushing for global awareness about the Islamic faith. He is a part of the Aga Khan Development Network Committee, and is the Chairman of the FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Coordinating Committee, which was established to help advance the Muslim culture. As the Head of the Department of Jamati Institutions, he works at the Secretariat of His Highness, the Aga Khan, at Aiglemont in the country of France. Shafik Sachedina also previously served as the President of the Ismali Council for the United Kingdom.
In the earlier part of 2018, Sussex Healthcare celebrated its 25th year as a provider of skilled medical services. Dr. Shafik Sachedina, and the other highly trained health professionals at the company, who are committed to providing the best care to patients, are a big part of why the business has continued to expand in many ways over the last two decades.