Invitation to Bid (ITB) on behalf of Stop TB/GDF
Published on 2020-09-23 07:45:16Global Drug Facility, Stop TB Partnership

Invitation to Bid (ITB) on behalf of Stop TB/GDF


22 September 2020 - 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/2020/001, for medicines for the treatment of drug-sensitive forms of tuberculosis, and

ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2020/002, for medicines and related products 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 for the ITB evaluation.

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

UPDATE 30 September 2020 - Some of our bidders requested clarification on this year's ITB.

For ITB-IDA/GDF-FLD/2020/001 find the response here. And for ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2020/002 find the response here.

The ITB comprises of the following:

For ITB-IDA/GDF-FLD/2020/001:

You can also download all ITB-IDA/GDF-FLD/2020/001 files in one .zip file by clicking here.

For ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2020/002:

You can also download all ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2020/002 files in one .zip file by clicking here.

Supplementary information and deadlines

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:

Monday 05 October 2020, 16:00h IST (India Standard Time) for ITB-IDA/GDF-FLD/2020/001


Wednesday 07 October 2020, 16:00h IST (India Standard Time) for ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2020/002.

Faxed or proposals sent through courier are not acceptable.

Public opening of the Financial Bids of both ITBs, accessible remotely, will take place on 14 October 2020 at following times:

- at 13.30 IST (India Standard Time) for ITB-IDA/GDF-FLD/2020/001


- at 14.30 IST (India Standard Time) for ITB-IDA/GDF-SLD/2020/002