Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The U.S. Agency for International Development Mission to Uganda (USAID/Uganda) is seeking proposals to provide procurement services for HIV commodities to serve the needs of the patients of the Private Not-For-Profit (PNFP) health sector in Uganda as described in the attached Request for Proposal (RFP).
This procurement is restricted to local Ugandan companies that are duly registered with the National Drug Authority (NDA) and meet the criteria for a local partner.
The purpose of this contract is to provide procurement services for HIV related health commodities while establishing and operating a safe, secure, reliable, and sustainable procurement management system for HIV/AIDS commodities (pharmaceuticals, test kits, supplies, laboratory reagents) needed to provide care and treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS in Uganda receiving care through the Private Not-For-Profit (PNFP) sector. USAID Task Order Contracting Officers (TOCOs) will request specific work through the issuance of Task Orders during the ordering period as specified in Section F of the Contract.
Commodities play a crucial role in the provision of health services; pursuing a strategy to ensure their availability will drive successful, uninterrupted service delivery. The purpose of this contract is to establish and operate a safe, secure, reliable and sustainable procurement management system for HIV/AIDS commodities (pharmaceuticals, supplies, laboratory reagents) needed to provide care and treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS in Uganda within the PNFP sector.
Individual: An individual must be a citizen or lawfully admitted permanent resident of and have his/her principal place of business in the country or region served by the PEPFAR program with which the individual is or may become involved, and a sole proprietorship must be owned by such an individual
Entity: An Entity other than a sole proprietorship (such as, a corporation or not-for-profit) must meet all three areas of eligibility:
Either – Must be incorporated or legally organized under the laws of, and have its principal place of business in the country served by the PEPFAR program with which the entity is involved
Or – Must exist in the region where the entity’s funded PEPFAR programs are implemented.
Either – Must be at 75% beneficially owned at the time of application by individuals who are citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of that same country
Or – at least 75% of the entity’s staff (senior, Mid-level, support) at the time of application must be citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of that same country.