Shafik Sachedina was born in the coastal city of Dar Es Salaam in the year 1950 In the East African country of Tanzania. He earned his degree in dental surgery from London’s Guy’s Medical and Dental School in 1975. Dr Shafik has had his medical practice in the United Kingdom for a couple of years. Over the years, Shafik has become interested in conducting business within the healthcare industry.
Dr Shafik has been a volunteer doctor for Aga Khan healthcare institutions in the delivery of medical services all over the globe. Shafik has been on the lead in the oversight of institutions that belong to the Ismaili community in all their 16 principle locations. For two terms now, Shafik has voluntarily served as the Ismaili Council’s president in England.
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Dr Shafik also owns Sussex Health Care where he serves as a joint chairperson. Sussex Health Care is a medical organization that is made up of homes that are found in West Sussex. Its main focus is giving care to the senior citizens with mental health conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia. The group is armed with trained medical specialists in the field of neurological disabilities. The organization has also made breaks in assisting people who have sustained brain trauma and difficulties in learning. The company has been around for the last three decades providing healthcare services to over 300,000 patients worldwide according to careopinion.org.uk. Sussex Health Care has in the recent past opened a daycare service in Broadbridge village all thanks to Dr Shafik’s direction and leadership.
The healthcare facility situated in Horsham just outside West Sussex provides respite, outreach and residential placements for their patients. The organization also offers medical care to autism patients and the younger patients who leave school with severe learning and physical disabilities. Sussex Health Care is staffed with a 24-hour team of experienced medical practitioners, holistic therapies, a specialized gym and an emergency alert system. The medical facility can accommodate a total of ten people on the ground floor with dining and kitchen area, large sitting room.