Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Health

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

June 25, 2008

Opening Date

August 14, 2008


Bid Category




Protection of Basic Services Project
Grant No. H2240-ET
Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

1.      This invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in Development Business, on March 28 and April 1, 2008.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a grant from the International Development/International Development Association 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 Pharmaceuticals.

3.      The Ministry of Health now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders and qualified bidders for the supply of Pharmaceuticals to the Federal Ministry of Health –Addis Ababa.

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, dated May 2004 (revised October 1, 2006) and is open to all bidders from eligible source counties as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ministry of Health, Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 A.M. -11:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. -4:30 P.M.

6.      Qualification requirements include:

a)     Financial Capability: 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 Ethiopia Birr 200.00 (Two Hundred Birr) or equivalent in a freely convertible currency. Those who want the bid documents 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 sent a per paid Courier Service Coupon. The method of payment will be in cash, or Cahier’s Payment Order (CPO) or direct deposit to PFSA A/C No. 0133818504100 with the National Bank of Ethiopia.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before [insert time and date]. 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 at the address below at 2:00 P.M. 14 Aug. 2008.

Office of the Chairman of the Tender Committee
Ato Yemanberhane Tadesse
Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency Room 7
Tel. No. 251 11 275 17 70 Or 251 11 276 32 66
Facsimile 251 11 275 25 55
e-mail address:


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