REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RFP No: E8-TTT-002-2016
Installation and Implementation of Health Service Posts for Expanded Access to Malaria Diagnosis, Treatment, and Surveillance for Mobile and Underserved Populations in Three Border Areas of Southern Africa
RFP Issued By:
Southern Africa Malaria Elimination 8 Initiative Secretariat (E8 Secretariat), with funding from the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GF)
Border Areas Included in the Award:
1. Zambia –- Botswana Borders:
- Zambia: Kazungula, Livingstone and Sesheke districts,
- Botswana: Bobonong, Ngamiland West (Okavango) Chobe, Masungu (North East) Districts
2. South Africa and Zimbabwe borders:
- South Africa: Vhembe District (South Africa)
- Zimbabwe: Beitbridge District (Zimbabwe)
3. Mozambique and Zimbabwe Borders
- Mozambique: Chicualacuala, Changara, Mossurize, Manica, Barue and Machaze districts
- Zimbabwe: Chiredzi Mutasa and Rushinga districts
See Section 2 for a map and a table of which districts in the above border areas will be covered.
In order to have access to the Request For Proposal, interested bidders MUST register by sending an email to [email protected] stating the RFP Number and Title in the Subject Line.
B. Pre-Bidding Conference
There will be a pre-proposal conference on December 14, 2016 at 14.00 hours Central African Time via the E8 Secretariat telephone conference facilities, although all Bidders are encouraged to attend in person at the E8 Secretariat Board Room, Channel Life Towers, First Floor, 39 Post Street Mall, Windhoek, Namibia. Non-attendance, however, shall not result in disqualification of an interested bidder. Organisations that would have registered by December 14, 2016 will be provided with a Dial-in code. Minutes of the bidders’ conference will be disseminated to the individual firms who have registered or expressed interest with the contract, whether or not they attended the conference. No verbal statement made during the conference shall modify the terms and conditions of the RFP unless such statement is specifically written in the Minutes of the Conference, or issued/posted as an amendment in the form of a Supplemental Information to the RFP.
After the pre-proposal conference, questions should be directed to [email protected] no later than January 3, 2017 prior to the proposal submission date. Registered organisations will be invited to a questions and answers conference call periodically, with the questions and answers issued as a modification to the RFP.
C. Proposal Submission Deadline:
January 16, 2017, 14:00 hours Central African Time. All proposals should be physically submitted to the E8 Secretariat at the following office address: Channel Life Towers, First Floor, 39 Post Street Mall, Windhoek, Namibia.
D. Bid Opening
Proposals will be opened on January 16, 2017 at 14:00 hours Central African Time in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person. The venue of the Bid Opening will be: E8 Secretariat Conference Room, Channel Life Towers, First Floor, 39 Post Street Mall, Windhoek, Namibia. Late submissions will be rejected.