Stop TB Partnership

Procurement Notices

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Attention all Bidders

Change of date for Request for information on the ITB and Responses to requests for clarification

This is to announce that with reference to ITB-IDA/GDF - SLD/2018/002 and ITB-IDA/GDF - FLD/2018/001, clause 1.4.1., GDF/IDA herewith makes an amendment in section 1.4. "Timeline of the ITB" for following activities.

  1. Request for information on the ITB (section 3.1.9) - New deadline: Friday 15 December 2017, 16:00h IST (India Standard Time)
  2. Responses to requests for clarification on the ITB (section 3.1.10) - New deadline: Wednesday 20 December 2017, 16:00h IST (India Standard Time)


8 December 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland - On behalf of Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility (GDF), IDA Foundation (IDA), the GDF-contracted procurement agent, invites all eligible suppliers to submit bids (ITB) for:

ITB-IDA/GDF-FLD/2018/001, for medicines and related products for the treatment of drug-sensitive forms of tuberculosis,


ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2018/002, for medicines for the treatment of drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis.

The purpose of the ITBs is to select a panel of suppliers who will enter into a long-term agreement with IDA.

The ITBs are open to bidders whose products have been deemed eligible for inclusion in the tender in compliance with GDF's Quality Assurance policy and procedures. A bid submitted for a product/s for which the bidder has not received regulatory approval status in accordance with the GDF Quality Assurance policy and procedures shall not be considered in the ITB evaluation.

All bids are subject to the Instructions to Bidders and such other provisions, specifications and instructions contained in this dossier.

The ITB comprises the following:

  1. for ITB-IDA/GDF-FLD/2018/001:

  2. for ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2018/002:

Bidders are requested to quote unit prices in accordance with the following delivery terms: EXW (Ex-Works), FCA (Free Carrier Alongside) and DAP India.

Failure to adhere to the requirements of the ITB may lead to disqualification of the bidder and/or rejection of the bid.

Deadlines for electronic submission of Technical and Financial Bids:

Friday 19 January 2018, 16:00h IST (India Standard Time) for ITB-IDA/GDF-FLD/2018/001


Tuesday 23 January 2018, 16:00h IST (India Standard Time) for ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2018/002.

Faxed or proposals sent through courier are not acceptable.

Public opening of the Financial Bids of both ITBs will take place at IDA Foundation’s Mumbai office on 31 January 2018 at following times:

- at 10.30 IST (India Standard Time) for ITB-IDA/GDF-FLD/2018/001


- at 11.30 IST (India Standard Time) for ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2018/002

No more than two representatives per Bidder should attend the public opening of the Financial Bids.

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