New GPC has no competition in drug supply

Sole drug supply pre-qualifier the New GPC does not have to compete with any international development partners for the procurement of drugs for Guyana’s health sector as claimed by one of its sister operations.

The international agencies, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization (WHO), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are donors, funders or in the case of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), a facilitator for the procurement of drugs for this country at concessionary rates as for developing countries. They do not ever engage in competitive bidding.

“No, those organizations don’t bid for drug supplies… they are international organizations. So, no, no. no. But I know with PAHO there is an arrangement where they assist in us getting certain things because we can’t compete with international market prices,”  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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