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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROCUREMENT OF AN IMPLEMENTING PARTNER TO WORK ON LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS MORBIDITY MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES IN MALAWI /

RFP REFERENCE NUMBER: MALSA03

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Government of Malawi and the Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of NTDs programme (ASCEND), wish to engage an Implementing Partner to provide services for Lymphatic Filariasis Morbidity Management activities in Malawi.

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 MoHP in Malawi to support Lymphatic Filariasis Morbidity Management activities with the following objectives:

– Service 1: provide support to the MOHP to conduct hydrocelectomies to address the current backlog of cases in relevant Implementing Units (IUs);
– Service 2: Establish number of clients requiring lymphoedema management and provide lymphoedema management services to patient.

The Contract will be for a period of approximately seven months, expected to run from September 2020 to March 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. When requesting the RFP, please ensure that your email contains the RFP reference number above in the subject line.

The deadline for submission of bids is 10:00 AM (UK time) on Thursday 6th August 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.