Cathy Sip Clip I.V Cannulas

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Product description Brand name and product description

Cathy Sip Clip I.V Cannulas  is a cost-effective device to prevent accidental needle stick injuries. It is designed with a safety mechanism activated automatically on withdrawal of needle post cannulation.

Cathy SiP CliP  has an innovative plastic clip that automatically covers the blood contaminated needle tip as its removed from the IV Catheter to prevent any needle stick injury to the nurse or Doctor and any risk of infection of patient migrating to them.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The product is manufactured and distributed from India  through Hindustan Syringes and Medical Devices Limited (HMD). The primary international markets for HMD  are listed as USA, Europe, and Middle East.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Sip Clip has partnered with Hindustan Syringes and Medical Devices Limited (HMD) , India’s leading manufacturer of auto-disabling and single-use syringes for manufacturing and distribution of the Cathy Sip Clip I.V Cannulas. The product can be purchased on HMD’s website.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The retail price is not currently listed  on the HMD website. Instead, an inquiry for the product must be submitted.
Cost:  This is based on Quid ProQuo. whereby HMD will be OEM sub-contractor to Vigmed for European market and Licensee for the Indian and Developing World market and sell under HMD brand.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

The various other auto-disable syringe options listed, and more specifically other IV cannula options on the manufacturer and distributor’s website are all potential competitors.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3 promoting health and well-being. The Cathy Sip Clip I.V Cannula is designed to minimize risks associated with needle stick injuries common among healthcare staff and workers, which have been a major cause of transmission of blood borne viruses such as HBV, HCV and HIV among other health risks. This product will be effective in the War against Microbes (WaM) by helping to break cycle of infection.

This cannula is designed not only to minimize health risks associated with accidental needle injuries, but also to lower overall cost resulting from treatment of diseases due to needle injuries and resultant infections.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Thus, the target user(s) are the healthcare workers who are still trained to work with needles.

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