APIN PUBLIC HEALTH INITIATIVES

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APIN PUBLIC HEALTH INITIATIVES

INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR VENDORS

1.0 INTRODUCTION
APIN Public Health Initiatives is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, among others.

APIN Public Health Initiatives has been awarded 5 years Grant by the U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement “Improving Comprehensive AIDS Response Enhancement for Sustainability” (iCARES) project, – a hybrid of facility and community based interventions, that will expand access to comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment services in 8 States of Benue, Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Plateau in Nigeria. The five-year program, funded by PEPFAR through CDC, aims to contribute to the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goal of epidemic control in Nigeria.

2.0 INVITATION
APIN hereby invites interested and credible companies/firms with verifiable track records of performance for pre-qualification for the following Lots:

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LOT NO: 1
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Insurance Brokerage Firms
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: To manage the organizations’ various insurance policies (life, asset, motor, packaged, public & Director liability, general insurance etc.)

LOT NO: 2
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Information Technology Companies
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Internet & Bandwidth Provision Services only

LOT NO: 3
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Civil Society Organizations/ Community-Based Organization & Faith-Based Organization (CSOs, CBOs & FBOs)
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: With specialty in these areas: OVC, HTS, CARE & SUPPORT, Key Population, PMTCT, Community TB and adolescent etc.

LOT NO: 4
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Non-profit/Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs/NPOs)
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Management of HIV treatment sites, HIV related program trainings, Private facilities, data management etc.

LOT NO: 5
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Quantity Surveying Firms
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Need Assessment & Preparation of Bill of Quantities for upgrades/renovations of facilities

LOT NO: 6
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Laboratory/Clinical Equipment Maintenance Firms
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Maintenance & Repairs of General & Analytical Laboratory Equipment

LOT NO: 7
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Logistics, Courier & Haulage Companies
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: For transportation and movement of medical supplies/commodities to treatment sites
LOT NO: 8
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Small & Medium Size Construction Firms
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Renovation/upgrade of health facilities

LOT NO: 9
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Handle staff medical health insurance scheme

LOT NO: 10
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Office cleaning/Janitorial Services Companies
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Cleaning & Janitorial services for APIN

LOT NO: 11
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: General Contractors’ Vendors & Suppliers
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Supply of: IT equipment, Office consumables, printing, furniture & fittings, vehicles maintenance, generators, air-conditioners etc.

LOT NO: 12
CATEGORIES OF COMPANIES: Guard & Security Service Companies
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Provision of guards and security men for offices in different locations

3.0 PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
a) Evidence of registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) or any other relevant Agency
b) Evidence of VAT Registration & Remittance
c) Evidence of Tax Clearance for 2014, 2015 & 2016
d) Evidence of compliance with Pension Reform Act 2004 and remittance
e) Company profile containing verifiable business addresses, location of offices, contact details (emails, website addresses, phone numbers etc.) brief overview of the company, administrative structure and brief profiles of Directors & Key staff
f) Audited company accounts for 3 years (2014 – 2016)
g) Evidence of compliance with NSITF
h) Evidence of Registration with ITF
i) Verifiable list & proof of similar jobs successfully executed and values
j) Any other relevant information (e.g. registration with relevant professional bodies etc.).

4.0 SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS
All prequalification documents listed above shall be bound together as a single document and submitted in sealed envelope clearly marked “APPLICATION FOR PREQUALIFICATION” with the Lot Number specified and addressed to the Procurement Department, APIN PUBLIC HEALTH INITIATIVES and submitted to any of our offices below within two (2) weeks from the date of this advert.
• Abuja Office: No.10, Ndagi Mamudu Close, Behind the Apostolic Faith Church, Jabi District, Abuja.

• Lagos Office: Gilgal Complex, No.95, Western Avenue, Opposite Abalti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos.

5.0 DISCLAIMER
a) APIN Public Health Initiatives reserves the right to reject or accept any or all pre-qualification submissions
b) APIN Public Health Initiatives will not enter into any correspondence with vendors on why their companies/firms were pre-qualified or not pre-qualified
c) This is not an Invitation to Tender and as such response to this invitation should not be construed or taken as a commitment on the part of APIN, nor shall it entitle any company to make any claims whatsoever or seek any indemnity from the Organization.

Signed:
MANAGEMENT

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN