Introducing the A-Lite Vein locator

3rd Generation Prototype

Our innovation delivers a unique and innovative vein imaging technique that increases first needle success while costing a fraction of other similar products.

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2nd Generation Prototype

In order to ensure safe intravenous cannulation to these children, assistive biomedical devices are necessary, but existing interventions are generally not well positioned for the context and situation at hospitals in low resource settings.

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Vein-Locator Background

From our clinical site visit at Holy Innocents Children’s Hospital, we realised that improving the safety of intravenous cannulation among patients requiring emergency care is a big challenge that has been neglected.

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At A-Lite Uganda; we innovate affordable medical technology, offer training and consultancy on the use of technology in health care. We have developed a brand device, the vein locator, made to reduce the time of medication delivery to babies below the age of 5 years in low and middle-income countries.

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To contribute to Africa’s socio-economic development by way of building affordable healthcare products grounded in the African context.

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To be the leading social enterprise addressing African challenges with home-grown solutions.

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