A medical records app for pregnancies in Indonesia is growing with grants from SIGHT and HAC

A mobile and web-based medical records application with life-saving potential is serving pregnant women and midwives in rural Indonesia. The e-Health and Telemedicine SIGHT in Indonesia is developing the technology with two grants, one from SIGHT administration and another from the Humanitarian Action Committee. The volunteers’ experience exemplifies the opportunity for growth available within SIGHT…
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Solar-powered ambulances serve rural clinics in Bangladesh

Two newly manufactured solar-powered ambulances have been delivered to community clinics in rural Bangladesh. Designed by a team from the Control & Applications Research Centre at BRAC University in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with assistance from CARG SIGHT, the vehicles could be the first of a fleet that serves 13,000 clinics nationwide. “These vehicles are powered by…
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IEEE Bombay SIGHT VIDUSHI – Computer Literacy Programme

“The IEEE Bombay SIGHT VIDUSHI – Computer Literacy Programme” is organized in Sahyadri Valley College of Engineering & Technology, Rajuri during may 2016 for two months. The Computer Literacy Programme is for making the women in rural area aware about computer techniques. This VIDUSHI project is the ongoing project of SIGHT, IEEE Bombay section. During…
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Food, hearing and combat support won the Humanitarian Idea Contest in Bangladesh

Eighty university teams in Bangladesh submitted their best ideas technological solutions to the most intractable problems affecting the country for the “Humanitarian Idea Contest.” A blind review of the submissions pared them down to 10 that went on to the final round on May 13th. Judges then chose chose three finalists. The judges were Chowdhury…
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First cycle SIGHT projects are approved and funded

Congratulations to six SIGHTs who won grants for their projects in the first cycle of funding. Did you miss the first two rounds? The SIGHT Steering Committee is still soliciting proposals for its third and final round of funding this year. The committee will review proposals to grant awards of US$500 – $19,999. Request for…
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Report: How students can monitor road traffic to prevent accidents

By Tamil Selvan The Seminar “Involving Students to Monitor Road Traffic and Prevent Accidents” was organized by IEEE Madras Section SIGHT in association with AVCE Student Branch of IEEE and Kanyakumari District Athletic Association (KDAA) on 06 March 2017 at the Rotary Community Centre Nagercoil. The aim of the seminar was to involve students in…
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Campus Awareness Session on Humanitarian Technology in Bangladesh

Humanitarian Activities Committee of IEEE Bangladesh Section in collaboration with SIGHT FLASH–Bangladesh Section has arranged campus awareness sessions in 4 different universities in Bangladesh. IEEE BDS HAC organized these awareness sessions to encourage and motivate students to actively participate in different technology based solutions which can be used for the betterment of humanity. Mr. Mohammad…
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