The 3rd largest economy in Africa and an important hub of international business, technology and diplomacy with not less than 9 big pharma companies operating in the country.
THE KAREN HOSPITAL
The Karen hospital Clinical Trial Centre was established to specifically carry out clinical trials in the cardiovascular area.
The Centre has a total of 16 staff members trained in Clinical Trials.
The hospital has 9 campuses enhancing their recruitment reach.
They are currently conducting a CVD Phase III drug trial that has been running for three years now.
The Karen hospital clinical trial center wish to conduct more CVD studies
MOI UNIVERSITY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTRE
MUCRC is located at the Moi teaching and referral hospital & is housed in the biggest Oncology center in Kenya; Chandaria Cancer Centre at the Moi teaching and referral hospital.
MUCRC has a catchment area of 24 million people.
They have several satellite centers that help in recruitment of patients. They are in the same building with the Ampath lab that has state of the art equipment and accredited.
The center has done phase I to phase IV trials in vaccines and drugs – HIV/AIDS, Meningitis, Asthma , Oncology& TB.
Conducted 12 studies successfully with a retention rate above 98%.
Wish to expand their work in Oncology considering they are in the same building with one of the best Oncology centers in the country in addition to conducting studies in CVD, Diabetes, Dermatology, Musculo-Skeletal, Rheumatology , Neurology, Urology, & CNS
KAVI-INSTITUTE OF CLINICAL RESEARCH
Established in 1998 as a research unit under the Medical School of the university of Nairobi to conduct basic research in epidemiology of HIV and carry out HIV/AIDS vaccine Trials.
Kavi sits at the Kenyatta National Hospital which is the biggest referral hospital in East and Central Africa with 2000 beds capacity.
Over the years, Kavi has grown and not only does vaccine trials but has done several clinical drug trials.
Kavi has a well-equipped lab and well trained clinical trial staff.
Due to proximity and good working relations, Kavi has access to all specialists working at the Kenyatta National Hospital
Kavi would like to grow into Oncology, Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Neurology, Dermatology, Musculo-Skeletal , Rheumatology, and Urology studies.
- Established in 2000, Kemri Kisumu conducted numerous clinical trials in HIV/AIDS, Malaria ,TB asthma, meningitis etc.
- This site has a well-equipped laboratory and well-trained staff in clinical trials.
- The laboratory can handle LDMS, Serology and STI, Hematology, Biochem sample processing, sample reception and storage, HIV resistance genotyping, The laboratory is ISO 15189 Certified
- SONAS Audit for compliance 2008,2015,2017 and 2018
- WHO certified
- DAIDS certified lab to handle clinical trial samples
- 33 GCLP, GCP and HSP trained staff
- 8 IATA Certified staff
- In-house Ethics committee