The IEEE-Engineering and Medicine Society Malaysia Chapter (IEEE-EMBS MY) in collaboration with IEEE-MySIGHT4Rehab has successfully conducted awareness/training sessions on HAC/SIGHT in both Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), and Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM) IEEE student branches on the 06th May 2018 and 07th May 2018.
The first Awareness/training session was organized by the UTHM IEEE-Student Branch, and UTHM IEEE-EMBS Student Club in the state of Johor. It was attended by some twenty student members. Opportunities of funding under IEEE-Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC), and IEEE Special Interest Groups in Humanitarian Technology were presented in the session by the IEEE-MySIGHT4Rehab chair, YZ Chong. In addition to introduction to various funding opportunities, various issues revolving around setting up IEEE-SIGHT group, and engagement of volunteers in humanitarian efforts under the IEEE umbrella was also discussed in the session. Similar Awareness/training session was also conducted in UTEM in the state of Melaka. The IEEE-MySIGHT4Rehab would like to thank all participants, and great support from both IEEE-EMBS MY with respective IEEE Student Branches of UTHM, and UTEM in these events.