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News Archive for 2014

YPSA Bi-AGM held and elected Executive Committee 2014-17

YPSA Bi-AGM held and elected Executive Committee 2014-17

Bi- Annual General Meeting AGM of the YPSA held at HRDC Sitakund Campus Chittagong on 8th August 2014. Md.Shamsuddin Bhuyan (Tutul), President of the YPSA presided the meeting. Mr.Shahin Imran, […]

Tobacco control activist demanded to pass the Rules under tobacco control law

Demonstration

Tobacco control activist demanded to pass the Rules under tobacco control law which is due for more than a year. Activist also claimed this expected Rule is delayed due to […]

Conference on Tobacco Control in Bangladesh held

Nasim Banu, Team Leader, Smoke Free Project of YPSA

A “Conference on Tobacco Control in Bangladesh” held on 12th August 2014 at Hall A and Hall B, National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Institute, Mirpur, Dhaka. The Conference was organized […]

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF visits YPSA

Meeting at YPSA Head Office

Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Kader and Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin of PKSF visited YPSA during 5-7 August, 2014. On the first day, they exchanged views with the […]

YPSA observed World Population Day 2014

Rally on World Population Day 2014 in Chittagong, Bangladesh

YPSA jointly with Department of Family Planning organized colorful rally and discussion meeting on 11 July to mark the World Population Day 2014 under the theme “Investing in young people”. Begum […]

Advocacy meeting with Bandarban Municipality to allocate budget for implementation of smoke free guideline

Mayor and other participants in the meetin

YPSA has organized an advocacy meeting with Bandarban Municipality for motivating them to allocate budget for implementation of Smoke Free Guideline in their annual budget for the fiscal year of […]

Advocacy meeting on SRH held at Cox’sbazar

Meeting

YPSA organized a local level advocacy meeting on “Better Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights for Young People Affected by HIV” with GOs, NGOs and Civil Society at the conference […]

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF visits YPSA

Meeting

Deputy Managing Director of Palli Karma Shahayak Foundation (PKSF) Dr. Jashim Uddin visited YPSA’s ENRICH program on 19 June 2014. He joined a meeting with ENRICH project staffs at Sayedpur, […]

Collaborative counter-trafficking awareness needs to combat human trafficking

roundtable meeting

“Human trafficking is serious crime against humanity. Several trafficking agents are transporting Bangladeshi people to Malaysia, with false promises of work, through the Cox’sbazar sea route. Most of the victims […]

Director General of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA

Group photo

“Enormous development of a country is not possible for its government alone. Besides the government, voluntary non-profit organizations are working in different sectors including climate change, advancement of disadvantage poor […]

Advocacy meeting on “Better Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights for Young People Affected by HIV” held

Dr. Md. Alauddin Mazumdar, Director, Department of Health, Chittagong, Dr. Sheikh Rokon Uddin Ahmed, Deputy Director, Department of Family Planning, Chittagong and Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (SD), YPSA were present in the meeting.

YPSA-Link Up project organized a local level advocacy meeting on “Better Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights for Young People Affected by HIV in Bangladesh” on 12 June, 2014 at […]

World Environment Day’ 14 observed

Rally on World Environment Day 2014 at Mirsarai

Baraiyadala National Park Committee organized rally and discussion meeting with the support of YPSA, Department of Forest (Chittagong North) and Upazila Administration at Mirsharai to mark the World Environment Day […]

Mobile court operated different public places in Chittagong

Magistrate find a person for violating the tobacco control law

On 31 May, a mobile court visited different public  places of Chittagong city on World No Tobacco Day as enforcement of tobacco control law. At first the mobile court visited five […]

Celebration of 30th Founding day of YPSA

cutting cake

Progga Tobacco Control Journalist Awards, 2014 on World No Tobacco Day

Winners and guests

With the theme – Raise Taxes on Tobacco, PROGGA has observed the (WNTD) 2014 and simultaneously has awarded Tobacco Control Journalism Award – 2014 in association with the ATMA. The ceremony […]

World No Tobacco Day’14 observed: Tobacco tax raise demanded

Inaugural ceremony

YPSA observed World No Tobacco Day’14 on 31 May in 11 districts of Chittagong Division jointly with District Civil Surgeon Offices demanding increases in taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products in […]

Mobile court fined 15 people for smoking at public places and public transport

Magistrate fined a person at the rail station

A mobile court was conducted in different places in Chittagong city and fined 15 people for smoking at public places and public transport as well as 370 packets cigarette were […]

Divisional meeting with media representatives held

Meeting

Divisional meeting with the members of Anti Tobacco Alliance (ATMA) and journalists from different print and electronic media was arranged by YPSA with the support of Campaign for Tobacco free […]

Human chain and discussion for preventing child marriage and dowry system held at Sitakund

Human chain

Child Marriage and Dowry System is a common social problem in Bangladesh also in Sitakunda Upazilla, especially at fisherman villages. UNICEF report said 66 percent of girls get married before […]

All Restaurants of Chittagong district will be smoke free within 31st May- District Commissioner

Workshop

‘All Restaurants of Chittagong district will be 100% smoke free within 31st May 2014’ said Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Chittagong Md. Mesbah Uddin while he was present as chief guest in a […]