Dr. Shafik Sachedina’s Compassion Works at the Institute of Ismaili Studies and the Sussex Healthcare

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     Dr. Shafik Sachedina is a qualified dental surgeon whose origins are from Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania. He is a graduate of the Guys Hospital Dental School, which is an affiliate of the University of London where he completed his studies in 1975. Dr. Shafik Sachedina is involved in many leadership positions and for instance, works at the Ismaili Community as one of its senior leaders and at the Sussex Healthcare. He serves the Ismaili Community as a department leader at the Jamati institution that is under the secretariat of Aga Khan in France. Again, the doctor serves as the chairman of FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Coordinating Committee and is the former president of the Ismaili Council in the UK where he served for two terms.


Shafik Sachedina’s Duties at the Institute of Ismaili Studies

Dr. Sachedina’s role at the Israeli Community involves the coordination of the programs, activities, and projects that are undertaken in 16 central areas where similar institutions are located. His other duty includes bringing together the programs of the Aga Khan Development Network and the Ismaili Institutions communities that are based in central Asia. In addition to this, the dental surgeon has several memberships at various institutions such as the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum. Equally important, his service in the two organizations is a way of giving back where he volunteers in both the Jamati institutions and the Aga Khan Network.


About the Institute of Ismaili Studies

The Institute of Ismaili Studies which is based in London has its main agenda as the promotion of the Muslim culture to bring about a better perception of the Islam religion. Also, this not only educates the individuals on the Muslim culture but helps in the understanding of other religions, hence helping communities to co-exist in harmony. What’s more, the Institute of Ismaili Studies’ programs include the study of Humanities and Graduate Programs that take a minimum of three years to complete. Besides, the objectives of the programs undertaken are to help the individuals involved in career building while the program also incorporates the enrollment of students for a master’s degree in their fourth year at the university.


Dr. Sachedina’s Occupation at the Sussex Healthcare

Dr. Shafik Sachedina serves at the Sussex Healthcare as a joint chairman together with his partner Shiraz Boghani where the two founded the facility in 1985. It is a top home care for the elderly that is based in London besides being an award-winning center due to its remarkable services. The facility excels as one of the best healthcare due to its management where both leaders are skilled and experienced in their various occupations. Additionally, the Sussex Healthcare, which is a reputable home for the elderly, also serves as a center for people with mental illnesses such as cognitive issues and neurological disabilities among others.