Dr. Shafik Sachedina is a household name, especially among the Muslims in the Ismaili community. He is a selfless leader whose aim is to see fellow human beings co-exist. Dr. Shafik has dedicated much of his life to serving people, both as a dental surgeon and a leader of the Ismaili Muslim community in the U.K.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina serves as the head of the division of Jamati institutions. Jamati Institutions was established as part of the Secretariat of His Highness the Aga Khan. Jamati Institutions has its headquarters in Aiglemont, France.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina’s main role at Jamati Institutions is to coordinate programs and activities of the institution in sixteen main areas where Ismaili communities exist. Through his collaboration with the Aga Khan Foundation, Dr. Sachedina ensures that people living in the Ismaili community have access to social amenities such as water, schools, and hospitals.
The Institute of Ismaili studies has their main offices in London, England. Their mission is to foster the study and understanding of the Islamic culture among the members of Ismaili community and the rest of the world. Once the rest of the world understands the Islamic culture, it will help to promote understanding and good relationship between Muslims and other faiths and societies.The Institute of Ismaili studies provides numerous resources for students willing to do research on Islamic culture.
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Besides coordinating activities within the sixteen Ismaili communities, Dr. Shafik Sachedina also travels around the world as an ambassador of the Ismaili Institute. Recently, Dr. Shafik Sachedina visited Mikhail Bogdanov as the personal representative of Aga Khan IV. During the official trip, Dr. Shafik Sachedina and the Russian Foreign Minister discussed an array of issues mainly focusing on the recent developments in Russia.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina’s education background
Dr. Shafik, who is clocking seventy years, has his roots in Dar-el-Salaam, Tanzania. Dr. Shafik, together with his parents then moved to the U.K where they acquired citizenship. While at the U.K. Dr. Shafik attended Guy’s Medical and Dental school to pursue a degree in dental surgery. Dr. Shafik then obtained the practice license that allowed him to work in various institutions that include The Horsham Clinic Ltd and Imara UK Ltd.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina did not work in the private practice for long before trying his hand in entrepreneurship. Dr. Shafik established Sussex Health Care, an institution that specializes in offering specialized care to the elderly and people with mental disabilities.
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