Vein Locator

Emmanuel Kamuhire

The Vein Locator is a portable non-invasive medical device designed to assist clinicians with locating the vein of a patient to insert a needle or cannula.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Vein Locator is a device that uses light emitting diodes for locating veins for cannulation (IV) in pediatric patients. The vein locator uses red light absorption by deoxy-hemoglobin within the patient’s vein, allowing the veins to show up more clearly on the patient’s skin.

This product is still in prototype phase.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

CAMTech Uganda. Vein Locator plans to reach out to private and public hospitals, clinics, and institutions. Interview with representative

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

Expect to retail at around 40 USD. Discounts will be given for large orders. Interview with representative

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

Vein finderVenoscope using infrared Interview with representative

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

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

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

Clinicians are target users, health facilities are target customers

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