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Call for Proposals - Construction of Maternity Ward in Koh Andeth Referral Hospital - RESULTS

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Phnom Penh is pleased to announce the results of the Call for Proposals for a project “ Construction of Maternity Ward in Koh Andeth Referral Hospital in Rominh Commune, Takeo Province ” launched on 17th September 2015 and closed on 31st October of the same year.

In accordance with the Status of Evaluation Committee for Development Cooperation Projects and with regard to the specific conditions of projects within the framework of the Debt Resettlement with the Kingdom of Cambodia the Evaluation Committee has evaluated the submitted proposal. One proposal was submitted till the end of the deadline, 31st October 2015. The Evaluation Committee recommended this proposal submitted by Community Health Organization (CHO) for implementation with one objection/recommendation and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic for Non-European Countries and Economic Diplomacy issued the final approval.


Requested Budget (USD)

Approved Budget (USD)

Community Health Organization (CHO)




Background Information:

This call is based on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic on Debt Resettlement signed on May 12, 2008 and following negotiations held between the Czech Republic and the Kingdom of Cambodia on the mutual collaboration in the health sector in Takeo Province.

Project Objectives:

The main objective of the project is to improve the health coverage and the quality of service delivery in Takeo Province by means of constructing Maternity Ward in Koh Andeth Referral Hospital in Rominh Commune,Takeo Province approved by the Ministry of Health of Cambodia.

Available Funding:

The total amount of funds for this project is a maximum of USD 101 000. This is the maximum possible price that cannot be exceeded. There is no minimum or maximum percentage of cost sharing required. However, the Embassy of the Czech Republic encourages cost sharing, in-kind contributions, and other forms of cost participation. When cost sharing is offered, it is understood and agreed that the applicant must provide the amount of cost sharing as stipulated in its proposal and later included in an approved Contract.

Expected Duration of Project:

The project shall be completed within 8 months after the date of signature of the Contract.

Who Is Eligible to Submit a Proposal?

  • Local and Czech non-governmental, community and not-for-profit organizations working in the health sector;
  • International, intergovernmental, multilateral and regional institutions, organizations and agencies working in the health sector.

Expected Activities:

Proposals must include the following activities/key outputs:

I) Procurement of Contract for Construction of Maternity Ward in Koh Andeth Referral Hospital in Rominh Commune, Koh Andeth Operational District, Takeo Province;

II) Technical Supervision of Construction Works.

All Procurements shall reflect recent best practices of public procurement and follow the law of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

The design of constructed Maternity Ward shall follow the standardized technical design approved by the Ministry of Health of Cambodia, as well as it shall also reflect the specific local conditions and health demography. New Maternity Ward shall have assured the access to save water resource and electric energy.

The successful applicant shall discuss all matters related to the Project with the Takeo Provincial Health Department as the main Implementing Partner and both sides shall provide all information concerning the Project to each other.

Eligible Costs: 

The Embassy of the Czech Republic can cover costs that are integral to the Project covered by an approved Contract. The Embassy of the Czech Republic cannot pay for operating costs or ongoing expenses of an implementing organization (i.e. salaries, utilities, rent, etc.). The following list of costs indicates the range of costs that are eligible:

  • administrative and overhead costs related to the project;
  • capital and/or operating expenditures related to the lease and/or purchase and/or building of infrastructure;
  • installation, maintenance, shipping and/or transportation costs, including fuel, computers and communication devices;
  • costs of services received by recipients;
  • outreach, communication and information dissemination costs,
  • legal costs;
  • accounting costs;
  • facilities and equipment rental charges;
  • salary costs relating to the project (not to the implementing organization);
  • travel expenses, using lowest fares possible but not exceeding full fare economy class;
  • lease or rental of vehicles;
  • vehicle and equipment operation, installation and/or maintenance;
  • miscellaneous expenses integral to the project.

The following costs are not eligible:

  • core funding or recurrent costs of an implementing organization,
  • expenses incurred prior to the signing of the Contract.

The total costs shall include all taxes (VAT) and other fees (custom fees), if applicable.

Proposal Evaluation Method

Project proposals will be evaluated using the following partial criteria:



Maximum points (100)

Formal requirements of the project proposal


Extent to which the project proposal is consistent with the intended impacts


Total costs, percentage of eventual cost sharing and eligibility and percentage of personal and administrative costs


Previous experience of a submitting organization in the field of health and development assistance and its capacity to implement the project, namely in Cambodia


Project management (professional capacity and previous experience in the field of health and development assistance of the key project staff)


Potential to establish and maintain relations and good cooperation environment with local authorities)



Project proposals will be evaluated by the Evaluation Committee consisting of one representative of the following institutions:

  • Embassy of the Czech Republic in Phnom Penh;
  • Takeo Provincial Health Department;
  • Czech Development Agency;
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Department of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid;
  • Independent Expert acquainted with Cambodia environment.

Final approval of the project proposal will be made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Process to Submit a Proposal:

All proposals must contain:

1) Proposal Form (DOC, 84 KB);

2) Budget Proposal Form (XLS, 41 KB);

3) Proof of the Applicant’s legal capacity in the Kingdom of Cambodia (Registration by the Ministry of Interior or Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Cambodia);

4) Resumes or CVs of the primary (key) project implementing staff (project manager, technical or administrative staff etc.);

5) List of previous projects successfully completed in the health sector in Cambodia or elsewhere.

Only those proposals using the attached Forms and containing all above mentioned items will be considered.

  • Proposals and attachments must be submitted in English.
  • Proposals shall be submitted in both paper and soft copy to:

Embassy of the Czech Republic

The ICON Professional Building (5th floor)

216 Norodom Boulevard

Tonle Bassac, Chamkarmon

Phnom Penh.

E-mail: phnompenh@embassy.mzv.cz 

  • Deadline for submission is October 31, 2015.
  • Only the successful candidates will be contacted, not later than November 30, 2015.

For advice and assistance on how to make a submission, please contact:

Ms. Sokun Theary Duong
Development Cooperation Coordinator

Embassy of the Czech Republic

E-mail: theary_duong@mzv.cz

Telephone: 023 726 623