Dr. Shafik Sachedina is a member of the board at Sussex Health Care, a private firm that own care homes for the old aged individuals suffering from dementia and neurological disorders.
Other than the role of a board member, Shafik is also the owner and founder of the Sussex establishment and plays the role of joint chairperson at the center with decades of experience in the healthcare business. Sussex has grown to become United States’ leading nursing facilities with professional workers and remarkable service provision. In addition, Mr. Sachedina has an active involvement role at the France Aga Khan and a dental surgeon at the Jamati Institution.
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The 68 –year-old born in Dar-salaam Tanzania is an activity coordinator for the Ismaili Community Institution. His involvement with the Ismaili Community and Aga Khan created the so needed link between the Ismaili Institution and the Aga Khan Development network programs. Despite undergoing his studies in medical surgery and dentistry in London, he has the better part of his medical practicing years in England. Over time he has become a known mogul in the health sector and takes on several voluntary leadership positions of a number of community institutions and projects like the presidency of the Ismaili Council.
The Institute of Ismaili Studies is a United Kingdom-based research facility that specializes in the promotion of studies about the Islamic culture with the purpose of promoting contemporary and cage knowledge that will help people relate better with their society and religion. The institute was founded twenty-nine years ago by the Aga Khan and is affiliated with the Aga Khan University and Muslim Civilization Studies Institute. It offers a library of informative material on the Muslim culture and does a lot of publications to do with Muslims and the Islamic faith and culture and education programs for Ismaili students.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina as one of its board members works to link the institute with its founder and his other projects. He works to represent the Aga Khan Foundation in the Institute. Sachedina has been able to balance his work at Sussex and the Ismaili Institute quite remarkably and has become among the most respected individuals both in the healthcare sector and among the Ismaili society.