The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the 11 March 2020. The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly spread across the globe and threatens to reverse the gains achieved in the fight against HIV, TB, and malaria diseases. Through the COVID-19 Response Mechanism, the Global Fund has approved funding to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This has informed the decision by the Global Fund Cluster within NDoH to procure PPE through three sub recipients (SR’s) under the NDoH namely; AQUITY Innovations, Isibani Development Partners and TB HIV Care. The PPE will be delivered to a central warehouse (Gauteng) to act as buffer stock for national relief.

The National Department of Health (NDOH) has appointed AQUITY Innovations NPC, to advertise the tender on its behalf. All communication pertaining to the tender will be handled by AQUITY Innovations together with the appointed Tender Evaluation Committee.

Tender Reference


Closing Date


Appointment of service providers to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) to support South Africa’s response to COVID-19 for the National Department of Health Global Fund Cluster.

4 November 2020 at 11:00 am

The full tender documents, including the detailed specifications and quantities can be downloaded on the below links:

  1. Terms of Reference (updated version 3)
  2. Questions and Answers for Procurement of PPE

Interested parties are invited to submit their enquiries to No response to queries will be actioned after 30 October 2020 after 17:00 p.m. Responses to all questions will be posted on AQUITY Innovations website ( to promote equal provision of information.

For issues relating to technical challenges encountered on this website, please contact Aquity Innovations at 012 010 3300. Please note no queries related to the terms of reference and the advert will be addressed telephonically.