Dr. Shafik Sachedina is a Joint Chairman of Sussex Healthcare in the United Kingdom. His efforts before work in school, medical field, and programs internationally have benefitted many individuals and programs. He now assists in the development and maintenance of Sussex Healthcare, an organization that operates to facilitate an exceptional living environment for individuals that are not able to take care of themselves independently.
Dr. Sachedina was born in Tanzania in 1950. At the age of 25, he met the necessary qualifications to become a dental surgeon.
This he acquired from the Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School at the University of London. He developed a strong passion for business ownership and volunteer efforts.
Volunteering your skills and abilities to others was a strong belief within the community. The more Dr. Sachedina excelled in his academia and work the more he gave back to his community. Over the years he has attained many prestigious titles and affiliations through others seeing the extensive efforts he displayed medically and in the volunteer sphere.
Dr. Sachedina is a member of the Aga Khan Development Network and a chairman of the FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Co-ordinating Committee. Dr. Sachedina saw how in his community that efforts of skilled individuals bringing their best together can truly alleviate stressors on people.
He eventually became a Joint Chairman for Sussex Healthcare, a private independent organization. This company seeks to provide teams of professional medical staff that administer top of the line treatment and daily life care to patients.
Through exceptional treatment and attention, patients feel a sense of belonging, purpose, and life. The individuals Dr. Sachedina helps through this organization are those without the capacity to care for themselves. Often dealing with the elderly, individuals with Alzheimers, dementia, physical disabilities, and neurological disorders.
These individuals can often seem burdensome or hard to care for, however, the team assembled at Sussex Healthcare sees them as blessings. The clinical care and treatment given to each patient is the same care Dr. Sachedina he gave those he gives dental treatment. Respect, dignity, and a cozy welcoming environment.
The experience Dr. Sachedina has in the medical field and business world combine to give him great insight. Knowing what a patient needs, how to give it, but also to create a sustainable state of the art facility. One that runs like a business, but makes the patients feel like they’re at home.
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