The Socialist Republic of Vietnam issued on March 22, 2019 its notice of bid invitation for Project: North East and Red River Delta Regions Health system support with details as follows:

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Project: North East and Red River Delta Regions Health system support

Credit No.: 5259-VN

Contract Title: Digital Subtraction Angiography systems

Reference No. ICB5.16 – IFB “Notice ref No.: 20190355186 - 00. Date of publication: 22/03/2019 11:48"

1. The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the North East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for 06 Digital Subtraction Angiography systems for hospitals in Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Yen Bai, Lang Son, Hai Duong, Thai Binh.

2. The North East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for 06 Digital Subtraction Angiography systems for hospitals in Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Yen Bai, Lang Son, Hai Duong, Thai Binh from 30 days to 180 days following the date of effectiveness the Contract.

3. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowers, edition 2011.  (“Procurement Guidelines”), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from North East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project (NORRED), e-mail: norred.proc@gmail.com and inspect the bidding documents during office hours: from 08:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm local time (in Working days) at the address: Room 409-412, A2 Building, Van Phuc Diplomatic Compounds, No.298 Kim Ma street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi city, Vietnam

5. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of VND 2,200,000 or US$ 100.00 excludes courier fee, the courier is US$ 80 (or VND 1,800,000). The method of payment will be Cash, Check or direct deposit in to bank account as follows:

Account Name: North East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project (Ban quản lý Dự án hỗ trợ Y tế các tỉnh Đông Bắc Bộ và Đồng Bằng Sông Hồng)

Account number in VND: 999998586666

Account number in USD: 999998588888

 Swift code:  LVBKVNVX

At: Lien Viet Post Joint Stock Commercial Bank, Postal Savings Branch (Ngân hàng Thương Mại Cổ phần Liên Việt – Chi Nhánh Tiết Kiệm Bưu Điện)

6. Bids must be delivered to the address on or before 09h00 AM (local time) dated: May 06, 2019. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on 09h00 AM (local time) dated:  May 06, 2019.

7. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security issued by a bank as appropriate of USD 120,000 (In word: One hundred twenty thousand US Dollar) or an equivalent amount in Vietnam Dong or another freely convertible foreign currencyThe bid Security shall be valid for 28 days beyond the end of the validity period of the bid

8. The address referred to above is:

Central Project Management Unit

North East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project (NORRED)

Attention: Dr. Phung Nguyen Cuong

Address: Room 409-412, A2 Building, Van Phuc Diplomatic Compounds, No.298 Kim Ma street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi city, Vietnam

Tel: (84-24) 3726 4248

Fax: (84-24) 37262775

Emailnorred.proc@gmail.com