Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Health

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

February 26, 2008

Opening Date

April 11, 2008


Bid Category

Medical Equipment



Health Sector Development Program

Grant Number H2240-ET
Procurement of Medical Equipment

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

2.     The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a grant from the International Development Association and other Donors toward the cost of Health Sector Development Program, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant 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 Medical Equipment to Oromiya Health Bureau-Addis Ababa, Southern Nations Nationalities & Peoples Health Bureau-Awassa, Amhara Health Bureau-Bahir Dar and Tigray Health Bureau-Mekelle under the following six Lots.

Bidders have the option to bid fro one or more lots.

                        Lot I –Microscope
                        Lot II –Centrifuges
                        Lot III –Sterilizers
                        Lot IV – Medical Refrigerator

Lot V- Laboratory & Pharmacy Equipment
VI- Examination, Treatment, MCH, OR &
                                     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 Credits, 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 Supply & Logistics P/Department, Tel. 251-115 15 17 90 Or 251-115 53 51 56, Fax 251-115 53 51 66, E-mail, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and inspect the Bidding Documents 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)      Financial Capacity: A minimum average annual turnover of two times the bid price offered, over the last five years; and

b)      Experience and Technical Capacity: Having successfully completed a minimum of two contracts each of similar nature and size within the last five years.

7.      A complete set of Bidding Documents in English Language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 200.00 (Two Hundred Birr) or equivalent in a freely convertible currency. Those who want the bid document to be sent by a Courier Service shall pay an additional amount of ETB 515.00 or equivalent in a freely convertible currency for a courier service charge or send a pre paid Courier Service Coupon. The method of payment will be in cash, or Cahier’s Payment Order (C.P.O.), or direct deposit to MoH A/C No. 0160101011900 with the National Bank of Ethiopia.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 P.M. April 11, 2008. 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. April 11, 2008. 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:

The office of secretary of the Tender Committee
Ministry of Health, PSLD Room Number: 1.3
Woreda 3, Kebele 53
Tel. 251-115-15 17 90 Or 115-53 51 56
Fax. 251-115 53 51-66
Addis Ababa


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