Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Health

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

November 30, 2006

Opening Date

February 1, 2007


Bid Category

Drugs & Medical Supplies



1.      This Specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice for this project, which appeared in Development Business issue No. 560 dated 16th June 2001.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopian (FDRE) has received a loan from the African Development Fund in the amount of UA 29.67 million towards the cost of the Primary Health Care Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the loan to cover eligible payments under the contracts for the supply of Drugs and Medical Supplies for 197 Health Posts and 81 Health Centers. Bidding is open to all bidders from eligible member countries as defined in the ADB’s Rules of Procedure for the Procurement of Goods and Works.

3.      The Ministry of Health now invites sealed bids from prospective bidders for the supply of:



Bid Security Amount (Ethiopian Birr)


Lot I-Drugs and Medical Supplies for 197 Health Posts



Lot IIA-Drugs for 81 Health Centers



Lot II B-Medical Supplies for 81 Health Centers


4.      Complete set of bidding documents (and additional copies) may be purchased from the Ministry of Health, Office of Secretary of the Tender Committee, located at Woreda 3, Kebele 53, Telephone +251 11 515 17 90/553 51 57, Fax +251 11 551 26 91/553 51 66, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 200 (Two Hundred Birr) or its equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency for each set, payable to the Ministry of Health A/C No. 0160101011900, National Bank of Ethiopia. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the same address.

5.     The instruction to bidders and general conditions of contact contained in the bidding documents comply with the Bank’s Standard Bidding documents for the Procurement of Goods, July 2000.

6.      Bids shall be valid for a period of 90 (Ninety) days after bid opening and must be accompanied by a security deposits in the amount indicated in the table under item 3 above in local currency or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency, and be delivered to the Ministry of health, Office of Secretary of the Tender Committee, located at Wereda 3, Kebele 53, P.O. Box 1234, Telephone +251 11 515 17 90/553 51 57, Fax +251 11 551 26 91/553 51 66, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, before 9:00 A.M. local time on 1 February 2007. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend on the above office on 1 February 2007 at 9:30 A.M. local time.

7.      Qualified domestic bidders may be eligible to receive a margin of preference of 15% in bid evaluation.


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