Drug Distribution: Contract Award Suspended

The President of Panama ordered the Social Security Fund to suspend the award of the contract for the service of storage, distribution and final dispensation of medicines at the national level, for a four-year period.

Monday, April 13, 2020

According to official information published on April 7, the winner of the contract amounting to $168 million was the business consortium formed by the companies Intercontinental de Medicamentos, S.A. de CV and PMG Logistic Corp.

However, days later President Laurentino Cortizo decided to suspend the public ceremony. In his Twitter account, on April 11th the president explained that "... After analyzing the reports received, I instructed the Social Security Fund to suspend the planned hiring until the Covid-19 crisis is overcome, during which time possible actions to meet the demands of Panamanians must be supported."

According to the documentation, for this public tender Disur & Motion Health Care and Consorcio Salud en Control were the companies that presented their offers, which amounted to $129.5 million and $168 million, respectively.

According to the tender documents, the services contracted are aimed at training human resources of the Social Security Fund for the proper planning of procurement and logistics of distribution and dispensing of medicines and medical surgical supplies in all its units, for this purpose it is required that the contract is for a period of at least four years to implement and provide the service.

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