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    Feasibility Study on Regional Manufacturing of Medicines and Health Commodities.


    Sector:

    Health

    Financing Agreement:

    Grant No: 21 00155007217

    Project ID No:

     P-Z1-IBO-007

    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has received financing from the African Development Fund toward the cost of the Support to the Control of Communicable Diseases Project and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Feasibility Study on Regional Manufacturing of Medicines and Health Commodities.

    The focus of the consultancy is to assess the feasibility of regional production of essential medicines, especially those related to the three communicable diseases namely HIV and AIDS, TB, and Malaria; and to explore the feasibility of Regional/local production of Health commodities for HIV (Condoms), Malaria (Bed nets) and TB (Rapid Diagnostic Tests). The consultancy seeks to also develop modalities for operationalizing Regional Production of Medicines and Health commodities. The consultant will be expected to produce an Inception report, Draft feasibility Report, Proposal for modalities for Production of Pharmaceuticals and related Health Commodities and Validation and consensus building workshop Report delivered over a 365 person day’s period.

    SADC Secretariat now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.

    Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” May 2008 Edition, Revised July 2012, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.

    Interested firms may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 08.00 to 12.30 and 14.00 to 16.30 hours local time, Mondays to Fridays excluding Public Holidays.

    Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by 26th JUNE 2013 at 10H00, Botswana Time (GMT+2) and mention “Feasibility Study on Regional Manufacturing of Medicines and Health Commodities.”


    Attention: Procurement Expert

    Support to the Control of Communicable Diseases Project

    SADC Secretariat

    Plot 116 Kgale Mews, 1st Floor Office 125

    Private Bag 0095,Gaborone,Botswana

    Tel: +267 3641810 Email: bmaruping@sadc.int