This is a list of clinical research companies in Kenya. Clinical research companies are organisations that generally provide support services in the form of research to pharmaceutical, biotech and medical industries. The data collected from the research is meant for the purposes of drug development.
Here is a list of clinical research companies in Kenya.
1. Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
KEMRI is a state corporation ranked as one of the leading centres of excellence in health research in Africa and beyond. The institute comprises of a Clinical Research Centre that was established in 1985 to support the development of drugs and vaccines.
2. SGS Kenya Limited
SGS is also one of the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. The company offers a robust package of clinical research services all aimed at aiding in drug and vaccine development. The company’s main office is located in Upperhill, Nairobi.
Contacts: +254 709 633 000
3. Afya Research Africa
It is a Kenyan organisation that was established in 2009 to offer professional services in the area of healthcare, mainly providing care, health technology and research.
Contacts: +254 729 161 340
4. KAVI Institute Of Clinical Research
It was established in 1998 as a research unit of the University of Nairobi, with a mission to conduct basic research in epidemiology of HIV/AIDS. It has over the years grown to carry out general clinical research aimed at developing drugs and vaccines for infectious diseases.
Contacts: +254 722 207 417, +254 20 271 4613
5. Ace Research Africa
It is an African full niche service CRO that specialises in support of clinical trial services for vaccines and drugs, specifically to offer a helping hand to pharmaceutical firms and other medical industries. The company is based in Kisumu.
Contacts: +254 786 690 234
6. African Centre For Clinical Trials
Location: Kenyatta National Hospital
Contacts: +254 20 272 1215
7. Centre For Research In Therapeutic Sciences
Location: Off Langata Road, Madaraka Estate, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 703 034 363
8. United States Army Medical Research Directorate
The institution is based at the compound of the Kenya Medical Research Institute in Nairobi. It conducts research and clinical trials on various tropical and infectious diseases.
9. African Population & Health Research Centre
Location: APHRC Campus, 2nd Floor, Manga Close, Off Kirawa Road, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 020 400 1000
10. Clin Win Research Services
The company provides outsourced clinical development and strategic consulting services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, academic medical centres and Not for Profit Organisations.