Dr. Shafik is a qualified dental Surgeon who has been practicing in England. He graduated from the University of London, Guy’s Hospital and dental school. Besides being a dentist, Dr. Shafik has developed entrepreneurial interests in the healthcare center.
He is presently the Head of Department of Jamati Institutions at the Aga Khan in France. He undertakes the work of coordinating the activities and programs of the Ismaili community’s institutions there in France and the sixteen key areas where they have their branches. Dr. Shafik also holds other positions in the Ismaili Imamat and society.
He is a member of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) committee, chairperson of FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Coordinating Committee, and member of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina has an exceptional bond with his traditions, and the art of service is one of the core virtues practiced. In response to this, he has offered his time, energy and unpaid service to organizations like the Aga Khan and the Jamati Institutions, and Ismaili Council in the United Kingdom.
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Additionally, Dr. Shafik is the Chairperson of the Board of the Sussex Health Care. The core priority of this organization is to provide high standard care for all their patients. To realize this, investments are made on their staff and services, to ensure the right resources are available to provide the care.
For example, in the recent past, they have invited connoisseurs with deep and vast experience in the area of home care, to mentor and guide the home service delivering teams. These efforts have borne fruits; for they are now renowned for the best medical and upkeep teams. More so, they have amassed significant awards from the professional healthcare bodies.
The residential and day-care service provider, Sussex issued 6 of its workers with the Chi Chester University level five Diploma in the professional practice in Social care. This diploma paves the way for those willing to pursue higher education to do so. Many other students made for level three to five qualifications in Social care, leadership, management, hospitality and therapy services. These achievements are in support of the organizations objective; to impact the lives of their patients, by increasing the knowledge and wisdom of the service providers.
Previously, D. Shafik also worked as the director of the Imara Unite Kingdom Limited, and the Horsham Clinic Limited.
He was born in Tanzania in 1950.