Who we are?

Alliance for Research and Development Consulting (ARD Consulting) is a Contract Research Organization (CRO) providing support and clinical monitoring services to research in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical devices, as well as academic and health institutions within the West African sub-region. We ensure services rendered to our clients are done efficiently and all deliverables are met promptly. Our core team comprises highly talented individuals with a combined experience of about 16 years in the clinical, health, and academic research fields.

What We Do?

As a CRO, we specialize in the start-up, management, and monitoring of clinical trials from Phase I – IV. We contribute to the global trends of clinical trials in Africa by selecting sites and ensuring clinical trials are properly monitored according to ICH GCP, local regulatory requirements, approved Study Protocols, and site-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). We also undertake non-clinical qualitative and quantitative studies for our clients to generate evidence to inform strategic reforms and improve the performance of health projects, programs, and systems.


We are based in Sierra Leone, West Africa, and offer services in the Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) region. Our Sierra Leone office is located at Fullah Town Section, Hastings, Freetown. We can also be reached via email at info@ardevconsulting.com, m.jusu@ardevconsulting.com, or mobile/WhatsApp at +232 (0)76 139 889 / +232 (0)79 212 488.

Our Vision

To provide quality research support services that promote excellence in clinical and health research generating evidence for improving public health.

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure that clients are provided with timely excellent research support services with the highest standards as prescribed by ICH GCP, the Declaration of Helsinki and related guidelines, applicable national and local regulatory authorities, and ethical standards.