JSI Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Applications (RFAs) and Requests for Quotations (RFQs)

As part of its ongoing projects, JSI is often called on to purchase equipment or material. To execute these acquisitions, JSI occasionally puts out requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for applications (RFAs) and requests for quotations (RFQs) for specific projects. Specific information including contact info is included for each RFP/RFA/RFQ listed below.

Request for Quotations RFQ_19_CHIMEC001 Procurement of Innovation Lab IT Equipment and Software for Ethiopia

The Data Use Partnership project in Ethiopia, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), will support an Innovation center in Ethiopia. Through this RFQ, hardware and software items will be procured for Ethiopia to equip the Innovation center for a modern computing environment. The center will provide training to public health professionals. See the background section below for more details.

Please submit your most competitive proposal in accordance with the instructions and product specifications, with all required certifications. Any subcontract issued as a result of this RFQ will be subject to all instructions, certifications, terms and conditions, and specifications included in this RFQ.

This document is a request for quotations only, and in no way obligates the Project or JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) to make any award. Award(s) made subsequent to this solicitation will be subject to the terms and conditions described herein.

This RFQ document includes the following parts:

  • PART A: Cover Page
  • PART B: Background of the Project and the Innovation Center
  • PART C: Instructions
  • PART D: Product Specifications & Requirements
  • PART E: Quotation Form
  • PART F: Certifications
  • Attachment A: General Terms & Conditions

JSI is committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity in procurement. JSI has zero tolerance for fraud and strictly prohibits bribes, kick-backs, gratuities, and any other gifts in-kind or in monetary form. JSI also strictly prohibits collusion (bid rigging) between vendors and between vendors and JSI staff. JSI selects vendors on merit and will only engage vendors who demonstrate strong business ethics. Vendors must not participate in bid-rigging or attempt to offer any fee, commission, gift, gratuity or any compensation in-kind or in monetary form to JSI employees. Vendors who do so will be disqualified from doing business with JSI. Additionally, JSI has a conflict of interest policy that requires staff to disclose when there is a potential conflict of interest due to the staff-member’s relationship with a vendor, and if necessary, to refrain from participation in a procurement involving that vendor. If at any time your organization has concerns that an employee has violated JSI policy, you may submit a report via JSI’s Code of Conduct Helpline at www.jsi.ethicspoint.com.

All proposals, inquiries, and correspondence pertaining to this solicitation should reference the RFQ 19_CHIMEC001, as specified above, and be directed to the attention of Yared Kifle via e-mail: yared_kifle@jsi.com

Due Date for Questions: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 05:00 PM

Due Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 05:00 PM

Download the following document(s):

RFQ_19_CHIMEC001 ET - Innovation Lab - IT Equipment Procurement (DOCX, 5.1 MB)

Ethiopia DUP RFQ_19_CHIMEC001_Q&A (DOC, 50 KB)

See also: International Health - RFPs, RFAs and RFQs

Funding Requests

JSI is committed to promoting health while improving public health systems and services. We work closely with our partners to improve lives and are a resource to donors and clients seeking to carry out specific public health-related projects. JSI is not a funding organization and does not provide donations or grants to other organizations.