Bid No.


Issued By

Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

December 17, 2009

Opening Date

February 2, 2010


Bid Category

Multiple request



National Nutrition Program
Procurement of Pharmaceuticals
Grant number H376-ET

1.      This invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Business on June 12th, 2009 issue No. 4044031

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a grant from the international Development Association toward the cost of National Nutrition Program, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the contract for Procurement of Pharmaceuticals.

3.      Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of Pharmaceuticals under the following two Lots. Bidders have the option to bid for one or more lots.

Lot No.




Bid Security (In USD)


Iron Folate tablets




 Albendazole 400mg tablets



4.      Bidding will be conducted through the international competitive bidding procedures specified in the World Banks’ Guidelines: Procurements under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the guidelines.

5.      Qualifications requirements include:

a.      Financial Capability: A minimum average annual turnover of tow 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 with in the last five years.

6.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information  from Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency, Tel. +251-11-275 17 70/276-32 70/276 32 66, Fax +251-11-275-25 55, E-mail:, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and inspect the Bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

7.      A complete set of Bidding Documents in English language may be purchased by interested bidders on submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee 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 (CPO) or direct deposit to Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency A/C No. CBB 01246-730145 with Construction and Business Bank Piazza Branch Addis Ababa Ethiopia.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before February 2, 2010, 2:00 p.m. local time. Electronic bidding will be not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of Conference of the bidders/ representatives who chooser to attend in person at the Conference Hall of pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency, Addis Ababa Ethiopia on February 2, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. local time. Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount indicated in the table under paragraph 3 above in USD or its equivalent in a  freely convertible currency.

9.      The address referred to above is:

The Office of Chairman of Tender Committee
Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA)
Infront of St. Poaul Hospital Addis Ketema K/K, Kebele 19/20
P.O. Box 21904
Addis Ababa


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