Protection of Basic Services
Grant Number MDTF 3470-ET
Procurement of Microscopes
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 Microscopes.
Ministry of Health now invites sealed bids from eligible and
qualified bidders for the supply of Microscopes to The Health and
Nutrition Research Institute (HNRI), Gulelle Sub-City, Kebele 10,
House No. 626, Addis Ababa.
will be conducted though the International Competitive Bidding (ICB)
procedures specified in the World Bankís Guidelines: Procurement
under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders form
eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.
eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ministry of
Health, Pharmaceutical Supply & Logistics P/Department, Tel. 25111
515 17 90 Or 25111 553 51 56, Fax: 25111 553 51 66, Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given
below from 8:30 A.M. -12:30 PM and 1:30PM -5:30 PM from Monday to
Financial Capability: A minimum average annual turnover of
two times the bid price offered, over the last five years.
Experience and Technical Capacity: Having successfully
completed a minimum of two contracts each of similar nature and size
within the last five years.
A margin of
preference 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 or send a pre paid Courier Service
Coupon. The method of payment will be in cash, or Cahierís 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.
November 06, 2008. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late
bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the
bidders/representatives who chose 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. November 06, 2008. All bids must
be accompanied by a Bid Security of USD 18,000.00 or an equivalent
amount in a freely convertible currency.
address referred to above is:
The Office of Secretary of the Tender
Ministry of Health PSLD Room number 1.3
Woreda 3, Kebele 53