Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Health

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

September 30, 2008

Opening Date

December 1, 2008


Bid Category

Medical Equipment



Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Ministry of Health
Primary Health Care Project-Purchase of
Medical Equipment
Loan No. F/ETH/PRI-HEA/98/42

1.      This Specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice for this project, which appeared in Development Business issue No. 560 dated 16th June 2001.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has received a loan from the African Development Fund towards the cost of the Primary Health Care Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the loan to cover eligible payments under the contracts for the supply of Medical Equipment for 80 Health Centers. Bidding is open to all bidders from eligible member countries as defined in the ADB’s Rules of Procedure for the Procurement of Goods and Works.

3.      The Ministry of Health, on behalf of the FDRE, now invites sealed bids from prospective bidders for the supply of Medical Equipment for 80 Health Centers under the following lots:

Lot No.


Bid Security Amount (Birr)











Medical Refrigerators



Laboratory and Pharmacy Equipment



Examination, Treatment, MCH, OR & Delivery Equipment


4.      Interested bidders may bid for one or more lots.

5.      Bidders should bid for complete lot (s) (i.e. for 100% of the items in the respective lot(s) and bidders who submit bid for partial lots will not be considered by the Purchaser.

6.      Complete set of bidding documents (and additional copies) may be purchased from the Ministry of Health, Office of Secretary of the Tender Committee, located at Address below, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 200 (Two Hundred Birr) or its equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency for each set, payable to the Ministry of Health A/c No. 0160101011900, National Bank of Ethiopia. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the same address.

7.      The instruction to bidders and general conditions of contract contained in the bidding documents comply with the Bank’s Standard Bidding Documents for the Procurement of Goods, July 2000.

8.      Bids shall be valid for a period of 120 (One Hundred Twenty) calendar days after bid closing and must be accompanied by a security deposits in the amount indicated in the table under item 3 above or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency in the form of bank guarantee, CPO, irrevocable letter of credit, or certified check issued by a reputable bank acceptable to the Purchaser.

9.      Bids shall be delivered to the Ministry of Health to the address below before 2:00 P.M. local time on December 1st 2008. Bids will be opened at the same office and at 2:30 P.M. local time on the same date of bid closing in the presence of bidder’s representatives who choose to attend to attend.

Ministry of Health
Office of Secretary of Tender Committee
Wereda 3, Kebele 53, Sudan Street
Tel. +251-11-515 17 90 Or 553 51 56
Fax +251-11-551 26 91 Or 553 51 66
P.O. Box 1234
Addis Ababa


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