Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Protection of Basic Services
Grant number H2240-ET
Procurement of Medical Equipment
Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this
Project that appeared in Development Business on April 30, 2008
issue No. 725.
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a grant from
the International Development Association and other Donors toward
the cost of Protection of Basic Services, and it intends to apply
part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the Contract
for Procurement of Medial Equipment.
The Ministry of Health now invites sealed bids from eligible
and qualified bidders for the supply of Medial Equipment to:
Afar Regional Health Bureau-Semera,
Amhara Regional Health
Benishangul Regional Health
Gambella Regional Health
Harari Regional Health Bureau-Harar,
Oromiya Regional Health
Somali Regional Health Bureau-Jijiga,
Southern Nations Nationalities &
Peoples Regional Health Bureau-Awassa, and
Tigray Regional Health Bureau-Mekelle
Under the following six Lots. Bidders
have the option to bid for one or more lots.
Lot IV-Medial Refrigerator
Lot V-Laboratory & Pharmacy
Lot VI-Examination, Treatment,
MCH, OR & Deliver Equipment
will be conducted though 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.
eligible, bidders may obtain further information from Ministry of
Health, Pharmaceuticals Supply & Logistics P/Department, Tel: 251 11
5151790, 251 11 5535156 Fax: 251 11 553 51 66, 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
Financial Capability: A minimum average annual turnover of
two times the bid price offered, over the last five years; and
Experience and Technical Capacity: Having successfully
completed a minimum of two contracts each of similar nature and size
within the last five years.
WHO product registration certificate for Medical
Refrigerators. A margin of performance for certain goods
manufactured domestically shall be applied. Additional details are
provided in the Bidding Documents.
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 send a pre paid Courier Service Coupon.
The method of payment will be in cash, or Cashier’s Payment Order
(C.P.O), or direct deposit to MoH A/C No. 0160101011900 with the
National Bank of Ethiopia.
must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 P.M.
September 18, 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. September 18, 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
address referred to above is:
The office of secretary of the Tender
Ministry of Health, PSLD Room Number 1.3
Woreda 3, Kebele 53