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News Archive for 2009:

Workshop on disability issues

Group photo of participants

YPSA organized a two day workshop on disability issues for the member of College Disability Friendly Committee, Students of Bijoy Sharani Degree College, at Sitakund during 29-30 December with the support of Manusher Jonno Foundation and Centre for Disability in [...]

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3rd Convention of Self-help organizations held

Convention 2009_04

3rd Convention of Self-help organizations of people with disabilities was held at Sitakund with the support of YPSA and Aciton Aid Bangladesh. About thousands of people incuding 800 persons with disability of 40 self-help organizations from various areas of Sitakund [...]

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GFATM P#912 National Workshop with CEPZ held

Speech by the Chief Gust – Mr. Ataul Haque, General Manager, CEPZ (1296 x 972)

YPSA- GFATM Package 912 National Workshop titled “Life Skill Education at Work Place” with Chittagong Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) was held at CEPZ Conference Room, Chittagong on 22 December. YPSA Consortium Advisor Prof Dr. A Q M Serajul Islam, Ex. [...]

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Youth gathering at Dhaka Shishu Academy

YPSA stall

GFATM # 902 Consortium organized a youth gathering at Dhaka Shishu Academy, Dhaka. Honorable Minister of Social Welfare Mr. Enamul Hoque Mostafa Shahid, Mr.Mahbub Ahmed, Honorable Secretary, Ministry of Youth & Sports, Mr. Fakhrul Islam, Director General of Youth Development directorate under the [...]

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YPSA observed International Migration Day


YPSA observed International Migration Day ’09 at Comilla on 18 December. YPSA, IOM and District Employment and Man Power Office jointly organized Rally, Discussion meeting and cultural program. Pronob Kumar Ghosh, ADC of Comilla inaugurated the rally. Shamsul Hoque Mazumder, [...]

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YPSA Annual General Meeting AGM 09 held


YPSA Annual General Meeting AGM 09 held on 18th December 09 at HRDC Sitakund Campus Training center. AGM was inaugurated by National anthem and it was presided over by Mr.Shamsuddin Bhuyan (Tutul), President of the Executive Committee. Mr.Arifur Rahman , [...]

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Workshop on “Role of institutional policies in strengthening Smoking and Tobacco Control Act 2005″ held in Feni

Role of institutional policies in strengthening Smoking and Tobacco Control

Orientation workshop on Role of institutional policy in strengthening Smoking and Tobacco Control Act 2005″ held in Feni on 15th December’09 with the support from CFTFK and BI. Councilors of Feni Municipality and representatives from Journalist, market authority, government, teacher, [...]

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Sharing meeting on Disaster Preparedness held


Disaster Preparedness by Ensuring Water and sanitation facilities in Relief Shelters Project sharing meeting held from 9- 14 December at Cox’s Bazar with the support of Cordaid and CUB.YPSA conducted different types of meeting with different stakeholders in 2 upazilla [...]

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YPSA-ARH observed World AIDS Day


World AIDS DAY 09 has been observed by YPSA-ARH Project with the support of Plan Bangladesh at Sitakund on 14 December. Rally, Sports and Cultural Program has been organized where about 400 people were participated.

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Eye Camp ended

Eye Camp at Banskhali

Citizen committee, Boilchari & Shilkup of Banskhali organized Eye Camp with the support of YPSA and VSO. 12 cataract patients had been enlisted through the camp who need cataract surgery, but cannot afford to pay for it. YPSA will provide [...]

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Indian delegation visited YPSA

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Fifteen members of Indian Delegation from “Organization of Indian Youths in Social Action (OIYSA)” visited YPSA head office and ongoing development programs in Chittagong , Cox’sBazar , Bandarban and Rangamati Hill tracts . This visit was organized and supported by [...]

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Secretary visits YPSA-GFATM 902 at Comilla


Mr. Shaikh Altaf Ali, Honorable Secretary, Department of Health & Family welfare, Government of Bangladesh visited Youth Friendly Health Services (YFHS) for the young people under the project of GFATM (Package-902) at Comilla Sadar Hospital on 12 December.

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YPSA-GFATM# 912 observed World AIDS Day


YPSA-GFATM# 912 observed World AIDS Day 09 on 10th December. Discussion meeting has been organized at Shilpokola Academy, Chittagong. Mr. Nasir Uddin Chowdhury, first vice President of BGMEA was present as the Chief Guest, Mr. AQM Sirazul Islam; Advisor of [...]

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World AIDS Day 2009 observed


YPSA and Coordination Committee jointly organized a procession in front of the Civil Surgeon Office Chittagong and Discussion session at Muslim Hall Institution on the occasion of World AIDS Day 09. Dr. Abu Taybe, Acting Civil Surgeon of Chittagong inaugurated [...]

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Mayor of Cox’s Bazar municipality declared smoke free Municipality office premise

No Smocking signage and notice

YPSA has been implementing a project on “Promoting smoke free local Government and Public spaces in Chittagong Division” with the assistance from CFTFK and Bloomberg Initiatives since April 2009. The aim of the project is to promote smoke free local [...]

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World Human Rights Day 09 observed

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ADAB and YPSA jointly organized Rally and Human chain on occasion of World Human Rights Day 09 at the premises of Chittagong Press Club on 10 December.

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YPSA official participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program on HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention in the USA

lutfunnahar USA

The U.S. Department of State helps to shape a freer, more prosperous world through formulating, representing and implementing the President’s forging policy, the secretary of State in the President’s principal adviser on foreign policy and person chiefly responsible for U.S.representation [...]

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YPSA observed Begum Rokeya Day 09

Begum Rokeya day 09

YPSA observed Begum Rokeya Day 09 at Chittagong on 9 December. Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hussain, a Muslim feminist, writer and social reformer who lived in British India, in what is now Bangladesh. She is most famous for her efforts on [...]

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YPSA observed National Youth Day 09


The National Youth Day was celebrated in the country on 8 December with a call for the youth to play a pioneering role in its socio-economic uplift. `Youths to Build Digital Bangladesh’ was the theme of the day this year. [...]

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International Volunteer Day 09 observed


YPSA observed International Volunteer Day 09 at Chittagong on 5 December with the support of VSO and Oxfam GB. Discussion meeting, Rally and Blood donation camp have been organized and 4 volunteer have been given crest and certificate for recognizing [...]

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