Uniject Nonreusable Syringe


Product description Brand name and product description

The Uniject™ autodisable injection system is precisely filled with a single drug dose, ensuring that the correct amount of drug is delivered and that none is discarded unnecessarily. It cannot be reused, eliminating the possibility of disease transmission. And it reduces the burden on health systems by combining the vaccine, needle, and syringe into a single unit.

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

Countries targeted for distribution include: Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Niger, Senegal, and Uganda, Mexico, Guatemala, Argentina, Indonesia. Regions without highly qualified health workers are of particular focus.

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

The Uniject device is licensed to Becton Dickinson. BD manufactures and distributes Uniject to vaccine and pharmaceutical producers which then are given to public health programs. Hepatitis B vaccine and tetanus toxoid are available from manufacturers in India and Indonesia.

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

MSRP depends on type of medication in the syringe. The syringe along with 2 5-IU ampoules of oxytocin is about $1.00 USD in a hospital.

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

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

Goal 3: to improve and promote good health.

Ensures accurate drug delivery for treatment or vaccination efficacy. Eliminates the possibility of disease transmission.

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

Health care workers delivering immunizations and treating patients in low resource settings. Women seeking access to birth control.

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