Bid No.


Issued By

Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

November 4, 2008

Opening Date

January 13, 2009


Bid Category

Medical Equipment



Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Protection of Basic Services Project
Grant number H2210-ET
Procurement of Medical Equipment for Universities

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 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 Medical Equipment for Universities.

3.      The Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of medical equipment to Universities.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guide-lines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and are open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from, Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency, Tel. 251-11 275 17 90, 251-11 276 32 66, Fax 251-11 251 25 55. E-mail Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given from 8:30 AM-11:30 PM and 1:30 PM -4:30 P.M. from Monday to Friday.

6.      Qualifications 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 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 Cashier’s Payment Order (C.P.O) or direct deposit to PFSA A/C No. 0133818504100 with the National Bank of Ethiopia.

8.      Sealed Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 P.M. 13th January 2009. 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 PFSA Conference Hall, Addis Kebele 19/20, Addis Ababa. Ethiopia at 2:30 P.M. 13th January 2009. 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 refereed to above is:

The office of the Chairman of the Tender Committee
Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency Conference
Room: Addis Ketema, Kebele 19/20
Addis Ababa


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