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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT MANUAL

FOR

HEALTH SECTOR

First Edition
July 2009

TABLE OF CONTENTS........................................................................................................ PAGE PREFACE2 ACRONYMS3
1.0INTRODUCTION................................................................................................................ 4 2.0THE SCOPE OF THE MANUAL ...................................................................................... 5 3.0HEALTH SECTOR PROCUREMENT OBJECTIVES .................................................. 6 4.0HEALTH SECTOR PROCUREMENT STRATEGIES .................................................. 8 5.0INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR OVERSIGHT AND

REGULATORY FUNCTIONS .......................................................................................... 9 6.0CLASSIFICATION OF HEALTH SECTOR PROCURING ENTITIES.................... 13 7.0HEALTH SECTOR PROCUREMENT PLANNING .................................................... 14 8.0SPECIFICATION OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES .................................................................. 19 9.0CHOICE OF PROCUREMENT METHODS................................................................. 28 10.0EMERGENCY PROCUREMENT .................................................................................. 29 11.0BIDS EVALUATION PROCEDURE .............................................................................. 31 12.0SUPPLIER SELECTION.................................................................................................. 32 13.0BIDS ADJUDICATION AND CONTRACT AWARD .................................................. 33 14.0CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION ................................................................................. 34 15.0SPECIFIC HEALTH SECTOR PROCUREMENT ISSUES ........................................ 36 16.0ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS IN HEATH SECTOR PROCUREMENT .............. 40 17.0...