Institute of Ismaili
Dr. Sachedina works with the Ismaili community institutes in the sixteen regions in which they exist. He communicates with the Aga Khan Development Network programs and the Ismaili community institutions in Central Asia. He was previously the President of the Ismaili Council for the UK, holding the post consecutively for two terms.
The Ismaili institutes work within Central Asia, Northern Africa, America, and Europe to coordinate treaties. Diplomacy is one of the primary functions of the Ismaili institutes. Dr. Sachedina is Head of Community Affairs for the Portugal Seat of Ismaili Imamat.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina BDS is Joint Chairman of the Board of Directors for Sussex Health Care. His role is to work with other board members to ensure that continued research leads to improvements in cooperation and coordination between all National Health Service (NHS) organizations.
Recently, the Sussex Health Care unit reported that they would open a gym for elderly and disabled Sussex residents. The gym will be available for those in the city and outlying areas. As one of the joint board members, Dr. Shafik Sachedina’s approval and support led to the gym becoming reality.
Dr. Sachedina graduated from Guy’s Hospital and Dental School in 1975. His expertise is in dental surgery. He has practiced in England for several years. He has used his skills as a dental surgeon to create entrepreneurial businesses in England and the Middle East.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina has worked in many high-profile positions such as Chairman of FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International. He has served as an African delegate and has spoken on conferences in Syria, Afghanistan, and the Middle East. His intent in speaking in these regions was humanitarian. He speaks to help aid in the crisis in the Syria Arab Republic. Currently, Dr. Sachedina is the Department head of the Jamati Institutions in the Aiglemont in France. He helps to lead and organize Ismaili district events.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina was born in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. He attended university in London and graduated as a dental surgeon in 1975. He has developed health-care related entrepreneurial businesses and has taken on volunteer work within the Central Asian communities by working with the Aga Khan and Jamati Institutes.
Learn more about Shafik Sachedina: https://ismailimail.wordpress.com/2016/05/17/ismaili-imamats-diplomatic-corps-senior-officials-of-the-seat-of-ismaili-imamat-personal-representatives-of-the-imam-akdn-resident-representatives/