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News Archive for 2011

USAID and 8 other representatives from different national and international organizations visited YPSA

Ms. Rumana Amin, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Democracy and Governance Office, USAID and 8 other representatives from different national and international organizations visited YPSA’s ACT program in Cox’s Bazar on 3 October […]

Meeting on implementation of Smoke Free Policy with Chittagong City Corporation held

Meeting

YPSA organized sharing meeting on implementation of Smoke Free Policy in Chittagong with Chittagong City Corp. counselors, officials and smoke free coalition members on 03 October, 2011 at YPSA-HRDC.The meeting […]

Leadership training on Tobacco Control held in Laksmipur

Leadership training on Tobacco control is arranged in Laksmipur pouroshova. All smoke free civil society coalition members were participated in the training. The main objectives of the training were to […]

Meeting with Khagrachari and Bandarban Pouroshova held

A meeting titled as `Smoke Free Public Places and Environment’ is arranged in Khagrachori,one of the district of hill tract areas, on 29th September in the conference hall of the pouroshova. […]

Meeting with the employers of girl domestic workers held

employers of girl domestic workers

Meeting with the employers of girl domestic workers held at ANANDALOAK, a training centre of girl domestic workers, Chittagong on 25 September under the project “The Project of Safer Life Girl […]

Asian Women University-YPSA joint photo exhibition ended

Asian Women University (AWU) and YPSA jointly arranged a photo Exhibition on “Visages of the ship breaking workers-an insight in the reality of the migrant workers coming from all over […]

4th Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Community Radio held at Dhaka

Knowledge Sharing Workshop was held at Dhaka on 18-19th September 2011 at Press Institute of Bangladesh. The workshop was organized by Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) with the […]

Workshop on Role of Community Radio in Disaster Risk Reduction

A workshop was held on 21 September, 2011 at Disaster Bhaban, Dhaka  on the issue and strategy related to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change adaptation .The workshop was jointly organized […]

Community Based Disaster risk management inclusive in south Asia

YPSA organized Sharing meeting on “Community Based Disaster risk management inclusive in south Asia” project held on 20 September with the support of Handicap International. Md. Alamgir, UNO of Sitakund presided […]

Meeting on imlementation of Smoke Free Policy in Cox’sBazar Pouroshova

Cox'sBazar Mayor speech

YPSA organized sharing meeting on implementation of Smoke Free Policy in Cox’sBazar Pouroshova Hall on 20 September. The Cox’sBazar Pouroshova formulated the policy to make 100% smoke free environment in […]

State Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud Launched Telemedicine Conference at Rangunia

State Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud Launched Telemedicine Conference at Rangunia

Dr. Hasan Mahmud, State Minister for Environment and Forests, launched Telemedicine Conference at Rangunia jointly organized by Climate Change & Health Promotion Unit of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and YPSA […]

Insecticide-treated mosquito net distributed among the poor families in Rangunia to prevent Malaria

YPSA distributed insecticide-treated mosquito net among the 40 thousands poor families in Rangunia Upazilla in the year of 2008 and 2010 since the district is estimated as a Malaria Endemic […]

Arifur Rahman elected as Chairperson of ADAB Chittagong

Renowned social worker, Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman has been elected as chairperson of Steering committee of “Association of Development Agencies in Bangladesh (ADAB)” Chittagong Chapter for the […]

John Hopkins University met Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation

Ms.Jenny Chan of the John Hopkins University, USA, Mr. Shamimul Islam of BCCP and YPSA officials met with Md. Manjur Alam, Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation. Mr. Giasuddin, Councilor, Chittagong […]

Meeting on smoke free guideline for Feni pouroshava

YPSA-CTFK project organized sharing meeting on smoke free guideline for Feni pouroshava at Feni Pouroshava Milanayatan on 25 August 2011 . Feni press club President Mr Abu Taher presided over […]

CS office of Chandpur declared 100% Smoke Free Area

Dr. A H M Abdus Sattar Mia, Civil Surgeon and Secretary of District Smoking and Tobacco Control Taskforce Committee of Chandpur gave commitment to make 100% smoke free premises under […]

DC office of Noakhali declared 100% smoke free premises

DC receives No Smoking signage

DC office of Noakhali declared that all premises under the DC office has been “100% Smoke Free” while Chief guest of the meeting Md. Sirajul Islam DC of Noakhali Zilla […]

Meeting on Human Trafficking at Nakhainchari

Meeting

YPSA – ACT Program organized Meeting on Human Trafficking at Nakhainchari Upazilla  on 16 August 2011 at Conference room of Naikkhanchari upazilla of Banderban Distrcit. Upazilla Nirbahi officer Md. Samim […]

Smoke free coalition formed in Laxmipur

COALITION MEETING in LAXMIPUR

A Smoke Free Coalition has been formulated by the active members of civil society groups and local government in Laxmipur in a sharing meeting, on 16th August 2011, in presence […]

Meeting on Disater Risk Management held

“Along with women and children, PWDs therefore account for a very significant percentage of the people injured or killed during disasters. Specific needs and vulnerabilities of PWDs therefore need to […]