August 14, 2022

Invitation for bids for the procurement of pipeline and manifold system materials, installation, and related services at two hospitals in Ethiopia

COVID-19 remains a public threat and requires a holistic approach across different levels of the healthcare system. To that end, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health (MOH), along with its key stakeholders, has been working to expand medical oxygen and related devices in the country to ensure the sustainable availability of medical oxygen for COVID-19 response and beyond. This deliberate effort is aimed to build a resilient health system for a strong response to public health emergencies.

Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) Ethiopia supports the MOH, Ethiopia on a wide range of programs to strengthen the country’s health system and ensure access to quality health services. CHAI is mandated to coordinate the procurement of central oxygen distribution systems and manifold materials, installation, and training services to optimize the production capacity of liquid oxygen plants at Dilla and Ambo General Hospitals.

The MOH with CHAI support would like to procure pipeline and manifold system materials, installation services, and a training package for end-users including biomedical engineers at two priority hospitals in the country, the Ambo General Hospital, and Dilla University Hospital.

All bids will be evaluated based on efficiency, cost-effectiveness, value-for-money, and long-term sustainability of the oxygen ecosystem.

Detailed specifications for the Bid can be found in Annex A.

Desired shipping, installation, and commissioning costs are presented under DDP INCOTERMS 2020.

If you are interested in submitting a bid in response to this Invitation for Bid (IFB), please prepare your bid in accordance with the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) requirements and procedures as set out in this IFB. Bidders should submit technical, operational, and financial proposals. Offers are to be submitted in two (2) separate envelopes and must be clearly labeled:

  1. Technical and Operational
  2. Price Schedule / Financial Proposal

It shall remain the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that the quotation is submitted on or before August 26, 2022 at 7 am EDT/ 2 pm EAT, to the following address:

Address: Clinton Health Access Initiative,

Bid Document for (IFB # CHAI/ EM/CSP/001/22), Meskel Flower Road

Tel # 011 416 6993-98, Fax: 011 416 6988 and P.O. Box 3297, Code 1250, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

All bid documents submitted after the cut-off date shall be rejected and returned unopened to bidders.

Bids shall be opened in the presence of the bidders and/or their representatives who choose to attend in person at the Clinton Health Access Initiative office at 7:15 am EDT/2:15 PM EAT on August 26, 2022. All bids must be accompanied by a two percent Bid Security of Bank “Cashier Payment Order” in Ethiopian Birr.

All interested bidders must have renewed license and bidder’s registration certificate from the Government of Ethiopia, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.

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