Bid No.


Issued By

Pharmaceuticals Fund & Supply Agency

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 100.00

Published Date

February 9, 2010

Opening Date

March 16, 2010


Bid Category

Rapid Diagnostic Test



Global Fund
Procurement of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT)

1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA) has received a grant from the Global Fund toward the cost of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payment under the contract for Procurement of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT)

2.      Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT)

Sr. No.





Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT)



3.      Bidding will be conducted through the international competitive bidding procedures specified in the PFSA’s Procurement Guideline and is open to all bidders from eligible source counties as defined in the guideline.

4.       Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency, Telephone: +251-11-275 17 70 Or 27 76 32 70 Or 276 32 71; Fax: +251-11-275 25 25, 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. local time from Monday to Friday.

5.      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 up on payment of a non-refundable fee Ethiopian Birr 100.00 (One Hundred Birr) or equivalent in a freely convertible currency. Those who want the Bid document to be sent by a courier shall pay an additional amount of ETB 515 or equivalent in a freely convertible currency for courier service charge or send a per paid courier service coupon. The method of payment will be in cash, or Cashier’s Payment Order (C.P.O), 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.

6.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before, March 16, 2010, 2:00 P.M. local time. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/authorized representative who choose to attend in person at the Conference Hall of Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency (Head Office), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 16, 2010, 2:30 P.M. local time. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security 2% of the total FOB bid value or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency.

7.      The AGENCY (PFSA) reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, and to annul the bidding process and reject all bids, at any time prior to award of contract without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders or any obligation to inform the affected bidder or bidders on the ground for the Company’s action.

Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA) The Office of Chairman of Tender Committee
Ato Yemaneberhan Tadesse
Deputy Director General (Operation)
Sub City: Addis Ketema, Kebele: 19/20
Tel. 251 11 275 17 70
Or 251 11 276 32 66
Fax. 251 11 275 25 55


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