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NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL HEALTHAUTHORITY
The North-Central Regional Health Authority has authorized tendering for the following:
TENDER NO. NAME OF TENDER
Supply and Delivery of Information Technology (IT) Equipment for
Monday 14th April 2014 at 2:00 pm
the Implementation of the Accident & Emergency (A&E) Module
of the CELLMA System in the Accident & Emergency Department
at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex
Supply, Installation, Commissioning, Training and Maintenance of
Monday 28th April 2014 at 2:00 pm
a Picture Archiving and Communication System for the Cardiac
Catherization Laboratory at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences
and now invites interested firms having representation and service facilities in Trinidad and Tobago to submit their proposals.
2. Tender Documents may be perused at Third Floor, Room 306, Building #39, Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, and are available between
the hours of 8:00am -12:00pm and 1:00pm - 3:00pm, but may be taken away upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Three Hundred Dollars
(TT$300.00) by cash or certified cheque to the North-Central Regional Health Authority, payable at the cashier Building #2, Ground Floor, Eric
Williams Medical Sciences Complex for each of the Tenders indicated above. The receipt must be attached to the Tender upon submission.
3. All requests for information and /or clarification shall be addressed to:
The Chairman of the Tenders Committee
c/o Tenders Department
North Central Regional Health Authority
Third Floor, Room 306
Building 39, Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex
Uriah Butler Highway, Champs Fleurs
Tel: (868) 645-2640 ext: 5077 Fax: (868) 645-2640 ext. 5077
4. Tenderers are required to fully complete and return the Tender Form together with the Tender.
5. Tenders must remain valid for a period of at least one hundred and eighty (180) days (6 months) from the closing date of the Tender and must be
accompanied by the following:
• Valid Income Tax Certificate;
• Valid VAT Clearance Certificate;
• Valid NIS Certificate;
• Certificate of Incorporation/ Certificate of Continuance;
• 2% Bid Security in the form of a bank guarantee or a certified cheque;
• Tender Form;
• The Price Schedule which must include the Delivery Schedule;
• Documentary evidence that the Tenderer is eligible and is qualified to perform the Contract in accordance with the general conditions if its Tender is
• Two (2) Recent References of Completed Similar Services;
• Qualification Questionnaire with all attachments;
• Tenderers must also provide a copy of NCRHA's Receipt for the procurement of Tender Document;
6. All alterations or erasures in the Tender must be initialled by the person submitting the Tender or in the case of a business entity, a duly authorised
7. The Bid Security of two percent (2%) of the value tendered shall be included with the Bid. Such Security shall be in the form of a bank guarantee or a
8. The ORIGINAL AND COPIES OF THE ENTIRE ORIGINAL TENDER SUBMISSION DOCUMENTS must be placed in sealed envelopes
THE CHAIRMAN OF THE TENDERS COMMITTEE
NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
BUILDING 39, ERIC WILLIAMS MEDICAL SCIENCES COMPLEX
URIAH BUTLER HIGHWAY, CHAMPS FLEURS
And clearly marked:
Tender -- indicate the Tender you are submitting as stated below
i. Supply and Delivery of Information Technology (IT) Equipment for the Implementation of the Accident & Emergency (A&E) Module of the CELLMA
System in the Accident & Emergency Department at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex - Closing on Monday 14th April, 2014
ii. Supply, Installation, Commissioning, Training and Maintenance of a Picture Archiving and Communication System for the Cardiac Catherization
Laboratory at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex - Closing on Monday 28th April, 2014
9. The envelope(s) must be deposited personally in the Tender Box at the Tenders Department, at the above address no later than 2:00 pm.
10. Tenderers will be required to sign a form indicating the date and time of deposit of the Tender before the deposit of the envelope in the Tender B ox. Each
of the tenders will be opened publicly at 2:15 pm on the date of the closing as stated above in a meeting room on the NCRHA's premises. The Tenderer or
his representative may choose to be present at the opening.
11. The Authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any other Tender.
12. The successful Tenderer would be required to furnish a Performance Bond of not less than ten percent (10%) of the contract price within fourteen (14)
days of receiving the letter of award.
13. Late Tenders will not be considered.
14. Failure to comply with any of these instructions may result in the Tender not being considered.
15. The Authority reserves the right to cancel the present Tender in its entirety or partially, without defraying any cost incurred by any firm in submitting its
Pope Francis has formally accepted the resignation
of a senior German Church leader suspended over
his alleged lavish spending.
The Vatican made the announcement in a statement
Bishop of Limburg Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst
has been accused of spending more than 31m euros
(£26m) on renovating his official residence.
The cleric, dubbed the "bishop of bling" by the
media, offered to resign when the scandal broke last
In response, Pope Francis temporarily suspended
Bishop Tebartz-van Elst and instructed a Church
commission to investigate the matter.
Pope Francis has repeatedly expressed his disap-
proval of senior clerics whose lifestyles seem too lav-
ish.Yesterday, the Vatican said the inquiry found that
the senior cleric could no longer exercise his min-
The Church called on the diocese of Limburg to
accept the decision "with docility" and to work
toward restoring a "climate of charity and reconcil-
The Vatican did not further elaborate on the future
of Bishop Tebartz-van Elst, but said he would get
a new position "at the opportune time".
Auxiliary Bishop Manfred Grothe has been appoint-
ed to run the Limburg diocese.
Bishop Tebartz-van Elst and his luxury lifestyle
have become infamous in Germany, where many
people pay a Church tax to the state. The tax raised
5.2bn euros for Catholics and 4.6bn euros for Protes-
tants in 2012.
At the heart of the criticism was the refurbishment
of the cleric s official residence, originally set to cost
German media reported that the quarters were
fitted with a 15,000-euro bath, a conference table
for 25,000 euros and a private chapel worth 2.9m
The bishop was also under fire for a first-class
flight to India to visit the poor.---BBC
German 'bishop of
bling' resigns over
Pope Francis kisses a child as he arrives for his
weekly general audience, at the Vatican,
yesterday. AP PHOTO
Bishop of Limburg Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst
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