$30 million Ambulance Service Tender

The Ministry of Health in Panama is putting out to tender the implementation and administration of a comprehensive ambulance service to transport patients.  

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The purpose of the tender is to acquire:

DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, FINANCING AND MANAGEMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE AMBULANCE SERVICE FOR TRANSFERof PATIENTS IN STABLE OR CRITICAL STATES FOR THE HEALTH MINISTRY THROUGHOUT THE NATIONAL TERRITORY. ORDER 130230 .

The date and time for submission of proposals is scheduled for June 18, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.



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