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Abt Associates Inc.

Reporter Jun3,2020

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Supply of Reagents

Project Background:




Supply of Reagents

RFQ Issuance Date:

June 3, 2020


Email Address for Questions and Bid Submission:



Proposal Due Date:

June 10, 2020


Anticipated Type of Award:

Firm Fixed Price Purchase Order(s)


Basis of Award:

See “Selection Criteria” section


Funding Agency/Agreement #

USAIDI AID663LA1600001


Authorized Source and Nationality Geographic Code



Private Health Sector Project (PHSP) in Ethiopia is a USAID funded project implemented by Abt Associates Inc. PHSP operates in Ethiopia supporting the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and Regional Health Bureaus to increase access to quality and affordable clinical services in tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, RMNCH and STI through the private health facilities. PHSP, invites interested bidders for the supply of reagents as per the below specification and delivery terms.

Product detail:


Item Description




Carbol fuchsin solution of 1 liter


1 liter



Acid-Alchol solution of 3%


1 liter



Methylen blue solution of 0.1% concentration

1 liter


2.Date of delivery

The supplies are required in quick delivery, bidders are required to specify read time for delivery of the reagents after receipt of the order.

3. Required

  • a) Both Quotes and delivered products should accompany the FDA registration and are subject for inspection at accredited laboratories.
  • b) Quoted and delivered products must be approved and/or suitable for  use in Ethiopia.
  • c) Quotes and delivered products must include Material Safety Data  Sheet (MSDS) and shipping, handling and storage instruction.
  • d) Bidder should present copy of renewed Business license, VAT  Registration, and TIN identification.
  • e) If bidder is not the manufacturer of the quoted products, please include  manufacturer or distributer authorization.
  • f) Please use Appendix A “Bid Sheet” to submit your financial offer, Include VAT or other applicable taxes in a separate line. You may contact the office through e-mail or in person with the stated address  to get the submission sheet.

4. Selection criteria

Award will be made to the most advantageous offer(s) based on the following factors:

  • Compliance to technical specifications and RFQ instruction
  • Price and price related factors
  • Delivery lead time
  • Delivery terms
  • Payment terms

5. Date and place of bid document submission

Bidders should submit their offer and supporting documents in hard copy in a single sealed envelope. A bid box will be made available in the address provided under 5. (b) below.

a) Submission date: From Wednesday – 3 June to Wednesday 10 June, 2020, during working hours (morning 8:30AM to 12:30PM & afternoon  1:30 to 5:00PM). Please note office is closed on Saturday & Sunday.

b) Place of submission: Abt Associates Inc.

Yeka Sub City: Haile Gebresselassie Road,

Rebecca Building, 5th Floor

P.O. Box 2372 Code 1250

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Fax: +251-116-613559

Tel: +251 – 116-613551

c) If delivering offer directly at the address above in 5. (b), bidders are asked to sign on a register at the reception upon submission of their bid to the bid box.

Abt Associate Inc. – PHSP project reserves the right to cancel the bid partially or fully.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, bidders are required to exercise all precautionary steps during preparation of the envelop and submission, also Abt Inc. requires anyone entering for bid submission to wear a mask, apply physical distancing, and sanitize hands.