The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is helping to strengthen medical oxygen systems, including the improvement of medical oxygen availability and supply systems in over 27 countries through the support of Unitaid, ELMA, and the Gates Foundation. CHAI’s support includes the purchase of equipment for liquid oxygen systems to improve oxygen delivery in health facilities.
CHAI invites Expressions of Interest (EOI) from vendors interested and capable of supplying and/or servicing liquid medical oxygen storage equipment (VIE tanks) and/or vaporizers, across multiple countries, including but not limited to: Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, DRC, Ecuador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
The purpose of this call for expressions of interest is to:
- Provide information to potential suppliers on CHAI’s potential future needs and requirements.
- Solicit information from potential suppliers on their product offerings, production capacity, current lead times, pricing, and other information pertinent to procurement planning.
- Gather information on the current market for liquid medical oxygen systems equipment to assist in the preparation of an expected request for proposals (RFP) for the provision of liquid medical oxygen storage equipment and vaporizers for the delivery of medical oxygen at health facilities in the countries noted above; and
- Evaluate submissions to identify and shortlist qualified potential suppliers for future RFPs.
Interested organizations must submit their EOI (electronically) to the email ID firstname.lastname@example.org quoting RFQ/CHAI/OxS/0122 in the subject line no later than August 12, 2022, EDT. When preparing your submission, please use the forms attached—Annex A and B and CHAI code of conduct and ethics for suppliers in Annex C— for guidance.
For any clarification/queries, please write to us at email@example.com with the EOI reference number in the subject line by August 4, 2022. CHAI may contact respondents for further discussions regarding submissions and to elicit feedback on potential RFPs.
Should your submission exceed 2Mb and cannot be sent by email, send an email to request an upload link with the subject ‘Requesting upload link’ to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions received after the deadline will not be considered.