While holding many different positions within the realm of healthcare, Shafik Sachedina has become a mainstay in the minds of the Ismaili Imamat community as well. Sachedina was born in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, in 1950, since then he has gone on to achieve a great deal in his profession and faith, assuming multiple roles in each respective area of his life. In 1975, at the age of 25, Sachedina received a degree from Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School, University of London, as a dental surgeon. His current endeavors include facilitating voluntary services, as well as providing crucial support to the Sussex County in South England, wherein care to homes is a vital part of his attempts to better the world.
Shafik Sachedina currently holds the role of joint chairman in the Sussex Health Care Company, through which he provides the aforementioned level of care and access to services for the Sussex County populace. Having such a wide variety of life experiences has allowed Sachedina to ingratiate himself with the people that he so passionately tries to assist. From his humble beginnings, to the life of a dental surgeon and now a wide variety of active roles in the lives of the people living in South England, Shafik Sachedina continues to improve as a man and health-care professional. It is quite a marvel to see someone handle such a hectic and important schedule, seeing as though he maintains 16 principle areas within the Ismaili community institutions. However, although his professions and passions keep him busy, the level of determination and quality of Shafik Sachedina have never faltered.