Sub-Saharan Africa region is a very large and very populated region composed of French speaking countries (Senegal, Togo, Benin, Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast,) and English speaking countries (Ghana, Gambia,Kenya, Uganda). The number of clinical trials is still limited and mainly focused on Neglected Tropical Disease or Vaccines studies. However, like the on-going strong demographic and economic growths, Experts expect the number of clinical trials to significantly increase in the next coming years. Several therapeutic areas, in addition to the Tropical Diseases (Ebola, Malaria, Tuberculosis, ), are seen as having great potential in Sub-Saharan Africa region: HIV, Sickle Celle Disease, Diabetes, Hypertension, Respiratory,…
MCT is covering Sub-Saharan Africa Region from Dakar and Ouagadougou offices and through homebased local CRAs .
Senegal : Population: 13.6 million /Others datas
Burkina Faso : Population: 23.9 millions /Others datas
Ivory Coast : Population: 23.9 millions /Others datas
Mali : Population: 14.5 millions /Others datas
Ghana : Population: 27 millions / Others datas
Uganda : Population: 39.9 millions /Others datas
Kenya : Population: 46.6 millions /Others datas
MCT coverage: MCT is the only CRO that can cover both French and English speaking parts. Our staff from Senegal, Mali, Sierra Leoneand Burkina Faso, can easily travel to the other French speaking countries : same language is spoken, same currency is used, no visa are needed and flight connections well developed. Moreover, our CRAs benefit from the support of MCT other French speaking countries: Morocco and Tunisia. Our staff there can easily go and support Sub-Saharan teams. Given the difficulty to find experienced French speaking CRAs in Sub-Saharan Africa, this is a unique strategic advantage of MCT, ensuring the quality on your clinical trials. We also have English speaking CRAs based in Ghana and Uganda. In Sub-Saharan Africa, we continue implementing MCT cornerstone policy since its start: using local staff, to ensure local expertise in each country.
CRO services provided in Sub-Saharana Africa
- Sites selection/ Feasibility
- Regulatory submissions
- Project Management
- Staff Outsourcing (CRA, Senior CRA, CTA, Project Manager, Study coordinators)