Success in medicine doesn’t come easy, and it only takes someone with exceptional skills and determination like Dr. Shafik Sachedina to excel. Born back in 1950 in Da-es-Salaam Tanzania, Dr. Shafik Sachedina has not only managed to excel in his dental career but has taken it to a global level.
However, like many successful people, the renowned dentist’s accomplishments did not come on a silver platter. Instead, he has worked his way to the top. His journey to the top began after his parents moved from Tanzania to the UK where he attended Guy’s medical hospital medical and Dental school where he earned his dental surgeon degree in 1975. He then put the skills he received from the University of London into action by working with various reputable healthcare facilities in England.
During this time, Dr. Shafik earned a lot of experience, and this made him even more passionate towards healthcare. However, besides healthcare, the doctor is quite philanthropic and is a believer in transforming the lives of others through quality healthcare. When he combined his passion, experience, and love for helping people, Dr. Shafik Sachedina decided to take his career to another level by joining Sussex healthcare where he is now the joint chairman.
Since he joined Sussex Healthcare, Dr. Shafik has been an instrumental figure in the company. He dedicates himself to ensuring that all patients especially the elderly, receive medical care from highly proficient medical practitioners only. As a leader, Dr. Shafik Sachedina takes a different approach of setting the pace for the staff at Sussex and also the entire community by showing deep respect to all patients and making sure they are as comfortable as they could be so that the rest of his staff can follow in his footsteps. His background in the dental sector further enhance this and enables him to serve his position better.
Achievements at Sussex healthcare
Sussex healthcare currently has about 20 state of the art homes which are dedicated to offering quality care services to the elderly and people with disabilities. Sussex has been in service for more than two decades now, and it is through innovative leaders such as Dr. Shafik Sachedina that it continues to get better by the day. For instance, under the reputable doctor’s belt, Sussex healthcare was able to launch a new outreach facility in Broad Bridge recently. Through this facility, Sussex caters for patients who suffer brain damage and other neurological conditions more efficiently.
Other roles in the community
Besides Sussex healthcare, Dr. Shafik Sachedina is an influential figure, and as mentioned earlier, he loves giving back to the community. These traits have seen him get other essential leadership roles in the society. For instance, he is the head of the Department of Jamati institutions in which he initiates and coordinates programs in the 16 key institutions of the Ismaili community. Also, this position has tasked him with the responsibility of managing its partnerships between the Agha Khan Development network in which he is a committee member and the Ismaili institutions.