The National Department of Health in partnership with Provincial and District Health management has to date implemented the HPRS in 3 093 (as of 2 March 2020) public health facilities throughout 46 Health Districts in 8 Provinces. This implementation has resulted in the successful registration of 44 876 114 million individual’s demographic data, and each record has been assigned a Master Patient Index (MPI). The aim is to install, operationalize and institutionalize the HPRS system in all public health facilities in the country.

The importance of maintaining the HPRS system is key to the ongoing success and institutionalization of the system which forms the backbone of the digital platform of the National Health Insurance. The purpose of the Request for Proposal is to invite potential bidders to submit a bid proposal for the delivery of ICT Technical Support service at facility levels for the implementation of the Health Patient Registration System (HPRS); functioning under the management of the National Department of Health. This Bid is in relation to the Global Fund grant for Health Information Systems strengthening. Over the 24-month period 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2022 the service provider will assist the National Department of Health to achieve its objectives.

The National Department of Health (NDOH) has appointed AQUITY Innovations NPC, one of its SR’s to issue the RFP on behalf of the grant. All communication in the regard will be handled by AQUITY Innovations NPC.

NEW CLOSING DATE: 13 MAY 2020, 16:00HRS.

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

  1. Full Terms of Reference
  2. Additional Bid Documents

The Bid documents must be completed and submitted together with the application.

Important Updates:

NB: The closing date has been moved from the initial date 02 May 2020 to 13 May 2020 (16:00pm). Responses to question received will be posted on the 1st of May 2020 on this website to help applicants finalise their submissions.
Herewith are the Responses to Questions received

Due to extended lockdown, all submissions will continue to be made online to the following email address, by the above stipulated deadline. All emails should not exceed 10mb. Should you require to send attachments separately, please mark your emails accordingly. For example, Email 1 of 4, Email 2 of 4 etc. Each submission email must have the above Tender reference number quoted on the subject.

For enquiries, please write to AQUITY Innovations NPC at before the by the 30th of April 2020. No further questions will be answered post this date.