Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Health

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

July 20, 2005

Opening Date

September 8, 2005


Bid Category

Medical Equipment



1.      This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business.

2.      The Ministry of Health has received a credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of Health Sector Development Program, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the contract for Procurement of Medical Equipment.

3.      The Ministry of Health now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of the Medical Equipment to 248 Health Centers found in 11 Regions of Ethiopia under the following seven Lots. Bidders have the option to bid for one or more lots.

            Lot I:                Microscope

            Lot II:               Centrifuge

            Lot III:              Sterilizer

            Lot IV:             Medical Refrigerator

            Lot V:               Laboratory Equipment

            Lot VI:             Examination, Treatment & Operation Equipment

            Lot VII:            MCH, Labor & Preparation, Delivery Equipment

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the world Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credit, and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ministry of Health, Pharmaceuticals Administration and Supply Services, Tel. 15 17 90, Fax 251-1-53 51 66, E-mail:, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and inspect the bidding document at the address given below from 8:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M. and 1:30 P.M.-5:30 P.M. from Monday to Friday.

6.     Qualifications requirements include:

a.       Technical & Experience-At least two contracts completed successfully of similar nature and size within the past five years.

b.       Legal-Manufacture's or Supplier's agents/representatives must submit Renewed Trade License and Registration Certificate in accordance with the Ethiopian law.

7.      A complement set of bidding document in English language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 150 (One Hundred Birr) or USD 15.00 or equivalent in a freely convertible currency. The methods of payment will be in cash, or Cashier's chick, or direct deposit to MoH A/C No. 0160101011900. The bidding documents will be sent by Courier Service.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 2:00 P.M. September 8, 2005. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person at the Conference Hall of Ministry of Health, Head Office, Woreda 3, Kebele 53, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at 2:30 P.M. September 8, 2005. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 2% of the bid amount including all incidental services or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

9.     The Address referred to above is;

Ministry of Health, Pharmaceuticals Administration and Supply Services
Attention: Ato Alemayehu Lemma
Tel. 251-1-15 17 90 Or 15 17 93 Or 53 51 56
Fax 251-1-53 51 66
P.O. Box 1234
Woreda 3, Keble 53
Addis Ababa



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