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News Archive for 2015

Sensitization Meeting on Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights for Young People held

Guest

YPSA organized a local level advocacy meeting with the GOs, NGOs and Civil Society under YPSA-Link up project at YPSA-HRDC, Chittagong on 30th December ’15 supported by Link up Bangladesh.…

YPSA distributes blankets to the poor at Sitakund

YPSA distributes winter clothes among poor at Sitakund

YPSA with support from BSRM distributes 300 warm blankets to the poor including persons with disability, fisherman, children, age-old and ethnic minority since winter has arrived and it is the…

Experience Sharing and Award Giving ceremony of “Creating evidence at the grassroots for national level advocacy on leadership development”

Prize distribution

“More than 60 thousand students are serving by the educational institutes of Chittagong City Corporation. Among them, YPSA selected 10 institutions from Chittagong District for the program. We expect YPSA…

Training on Reproductive Health of Women with Disability held at Chittagong

Speech by chief guest

Women with Disabilities Development Foundation (WDDF) organized “Training on Reproductive Health of Women with Disability” on 22 December 2015 at Pitstop, Chittagong with the support of Global Fund for Women…

U.S. Ambassador Marcia S. Bernicat visits YPSA at Cox’sbazar

U.S. Ambassador Marcia S. Bernicat visits YPSA at Cox’sbazar

U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Ms. Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat visited YPSA on 21 December 2015 in Cox’sbazar. She has visited YPSA’s Shelter Home for the trafficking survivors “Shanta Niloy” in Cox’sbazar and…

YPSA team at UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris

YPSA Team at UNFCCC COP21

YPSA team comprised Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA and Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA and GAATES Country Representative in Bangladesh officially accredited by the United Nations to…

Besides govt. NGOs role is admirable for the development of health sector. – Dr. Hasan Mahmud MP

Dr. Hasan Mahmud MP in an insecticidal net distribution ceremony organized by YPSA

“Government has allocated sufficient budget for the health sector. In order to reach healthcare service to the common people’s doorsteps, current government reopens the community clinics which were shut down…

Candle light vigil in memory of the victims who died and missing during illegal migration

candle light vigil

YPSA and Survivor Voice “Onirban” organized a candle light vigil in memory of the victims who died and missing during illegal migration from Bangladesh.  They light candles at the sea…

Project closing meeting of Emergency WASH support to the people South-East flood and Cyclone KOMEN held

project closing meeting of Emergency WASH support to the people South-East flood and Cyclone KOMEN held

Experience sharing and project closing meeting of Emergency WASH support to the people South-East flood and Cyclone KOMEN held on 17 Dec’15 at Upazilla hall room, Pekua, Cox’s bazar. Mr.…

Volunteer group “Smoke Free Generation” celebrated Bangladesh’s Victory Day

Laying flower at Chittagong Shahid Minner

YPSA and its volunteer group “Smoke Free Generation” organized an anti tobacco campaign and celebrated 44th anniversary of national victory day at Shohid Minner Chattar, Chittagong on 16 December 2015 At…

YPSA distributes Long Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN) in Rangunia

YPSA distributes Long Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN) in Rangunia

“People living in the mountainous regions are vulnerable to Malaria.  Malaria should be controlled raising awareness, taking proper treatment of patients timely and ensuring use of insecticide treated mosquito net.”…

YPSA observes Human Rights Day 2015 in Chittagong

Rally

With the theme “Our Rights Our Freedoms Always” YPSA observed Human Rights Day 2015 in Chittagong on 10 December. The day was celebrated jointly with Bangladesh Human Rights Commission in Chittagong…

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held with government officials in Feni

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held with government officials in Feni organized by YPSA

YPSA organized a workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Feni with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 9th December 2015 at the…

Lessons Learnt Workshop on Oxfam-YPSA RESPONSE project held in Cox’sbazar

Lessons Learnt Workshop on Oxfam-YPSA RESPONSE project held in Cox’sbazar

YPSA organized a Lessons Learnt Workshop on 08 December 2015 at Horticulture Conference Hall, Jhilonja, Cox’s bazaar with the support of Oxfam, funded by DFID. The main objective of the…

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Khagrachari held

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Khagrachari held

YPSA and Civil surgeon Office of Khagrachari district jointly organized a workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Khagrachari with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and…

Bangladesh NGO Foundation day 2015 observed

Meeting on Bangladesh NGO Foundation Day 2015

NGOs working in Chittagong organized a discussion meeting on “Bangladesh NGO Foundation day 2015” at YPSA Head Office on 2, December. Deputy Directior of Social Welfare department (Chittagong) Ms. Bandana…

YPSA observes World AIDS Day 2015 in Chittagong

YPSA observes World AIDS Day 2015 in Chittagong

YPSA observed World AIDS Day 2015 in Chittagong with the theme “Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero deaths from AIDS-related illness. Zero discrimination”. The day was observed jointly…

Ensuring accountability of all levels will ensure rights of marginalized communities – Chairman of KHDC

launching ceremony of “Creating an Enabling Environment for Young People to Claim and access to their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in Bangladesh”

“Ensuring accountable participation in all levels will ensure rights of marginalized communities and development projects can easily be implemented.  Development organizations should come forward for the advancement of hill district Khagrachari.”…

Meeting on “Better Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights for Young People Affected by HIV” held in Cox’sbazar

Guest in the meeting

YPSA organized a local level advocacy meeting with the GOs, NGOs and Civil Society under YPSA-Link up project at the Conference room of Sadar Pouroshova, Cox’s bazar on 30th November’15…

Inaugural of vocational training for working children in hazardous job

Inaugural of vocational training for working children in hazardous job

Inaugural session of a six-week vocational training for the working children in hazardous job was organized on 29th November at Br. Flavian Technical School Chittagong, CARITAS where 37 children have joined in…