Protection of Basic Services Project
Grant No. H2240-ET
Procurement of Pharmaceuticals
invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this
project that appeared in Development Business, on March 28 and April
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.
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.
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.
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
Qualification requirements include:
Capability: A minimum
average annual turnover of two times the bid price offered, over the
last five years: and
and Technical Capacity:
Having successfully completed a minimum of two contracts each of
similar nature and size within the last five years.
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.
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
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