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Procurement notice

ASCEND: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR TRACHOMA SERVICES IN SOUTH SUDAN /

The Ministry of Health (MoH), Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GRSS) and the Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of NTDs programme (ASCEND), wish to engage an Implementing Partner to scale up and strengthen the Trachoma Elimination Programme in South Sudan.

Crown Agents Limited, as leader of the consortium managing ASCEND, now invites bids from suitably qualified Bidders to be engaged as subcontractors to support the MoH and the Counties in delivering:  

1.       Prevalence Surveys mapping in 29 counties and

2.       SAFE strategy (provision of Surgery, Antibiotics, Facial Cleanliness and Environmental improvement) in 19 counties.

 The tender is divided into 4 lots with no restriction on number of lots for which bidder can bid.

The Contract will be for a period of approximately 20 months, expected to run from April 2020 to December 2021.

This is an open competition under which bids are invited from any organisation. Bidders may be commercial (for profit) firms, faith-based, and non-profit organisations, either independently or in partnership or consortia.

The full request for proposals (RFP) document is available on request from requestRFP@ascend.crownagents.com

The deadline for submission of bids is 13:00 hours noon (UK time) on Monday 30th March 2020. Bids must be submitted electronically in accordance with instructions contained in the RFP. Late bids will be rejected.

Bids will be evaluated in accordance with procedures and evaluation criteria described in the RFP. The successful bidder will be invited to negotiate and sign a subcontract based on terms set out in the RFP.