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News Archive for 2017

Shearing meeting on disabled-friendly budget for Sitakund Municipality

Shearing meeting on disabled-friendly budget with Sitakund Municipality

YPSA and Federation of DPOs Sitakund organised a shearing meeting with the Sitakund Municipality on Disabled-friendly budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year of Sitakund Municipality. The meeting was held at…

YPSA honored with International Excellence Award at The London Book Fair

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  On behalf of Bangladesh, YPSA earns International Excellence Award for the first time at the world largest book fair in London “The London Book Fair”. Watch this feature report…

Disabled-friendly city corporation budget demanded

Workshop on “Disabled-friendly budget allocation for the City Corporation” held at the conference room of YPSA-HRDC Chittagong

YPSA arranged a workshop on “Disabled-friendly budget allocation for the City Corporation” on 20 May at the conference room of YPSA-HRDC Chittagong with the support of Access Bangladesh Foundation and…

YPSA celebrates its 32nd anniversary

32nd year celebration of YPSA at Head Office

YPSA celebrated its 32nd anniversary on 20 May 2017 in each field office, branch office, link organization including Head office and Dhaka office. To mark the day, various events were…

Human chain demanding higher tax rate on  all tobacco products

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“In order to protect the people from harmful effect of tobacco, excessive taxation on tobacco products will be proposed in the next budget session at the National Parliament.”, said Alhaj…

Concept note for 32nd anniversary celebration of YPSA

Banner: 20 May Celebrating 32 anniversary of YPSA.

Being inspired by the spirit of International Youth Year 1985, proclaimed by United Nations, some socially conscious youths of Sitakund Upazilla under Chittagong District of Bangladesh began to motivate and…

YPSA’s innovative project rewarded as 2017 UN WSIS prizes champion

Logo : WISIS PRIZES 2017 CHAMPION

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced 90 Champions around the world for the prestigious WSIS Prizes 2017 contest. DAISY-standard Accessible Reading Materials for Students with Visual and Print Disabilities project by…

Department of Social Services team visits YPSA

Department of Social Services team visits YPSA

A Team of 39th Batch of Basic Training Courses of Department of Social Services Officers visited YPSA on 05 May 2017. The team includes about 40 officials from Department of Social Services.…

How safe the coastal belt of the country is – Md. Arifur Rahman : A channel 24 TV feature

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  A channel 24 TV feature on disaster risk in coastal areas in Bangladesh and effect of climate change. Md. Arifur Rahman, chief executive of YPSA was the host while…

We will work for Tobacco-free Chittagong City Corporation by 2040 – Mayor A.Z.M Nasir Uddin

YPSA handed over a proposed plan for utilizing budget to the mayor

As a part of institutionalization of the tobacco control initiatives, Chittagong City Corporation has been allocating budget for implementing tobacco control program since fiscal year 2014-2015. In the current fiscal…

YPSA hosted a disaster simulation and rescue drill for the students in Cox’sbazar

Discussion meeting on Disaster simulation

Natural Disaster is the common phenomena in Bangladesh especially in the Cox’s Bazar since it is a coastal area. Every year people of this area face different types of natural…

Administrative measures will be taken for enforcing tobacco control law: Divisional Commissioner

sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division”

“Necessary administrative measures will be taken for implementing tobacco control law in Chittagong division” as declared by Ms. Syeda Sarowar Jahan, Divisional Commissioner (Acting), Chittagong, in a sharing meeting on…

Director of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA

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Golam Meshbah Uddin, Director of NGO Affairs Bureau, Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh visited YPSA during 6-7 April, 2017. He attended a sharing meeting on NGOAB regulations and compliance issues…

ToT on Leadership Development organized by YPSA CEVEC Consortium

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A 3-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on Leadership Development held on 28 March-30 March, 2017 at YPSA HRDC Training Centre, Chittagong which was organized by YPSA CEVEC Consortium under the…

Ensure maternal and child health care access in hard-to-rich areas – Chairman of Khagrachari District Council

district level inception workshop on ‘Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and Children’ (SHOW) Project’

Raising more awareness on maternal and child health care access among the people in hard-to-rich areas, maternal and infant mortality can be reduced significantly. Beside this health care service, education…

YPSA received BEACON award on Innovating Service Delivery

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman receives the award crest

On 21 March 2017, Community Legal Services organized a colorful event on Celebrating Challenge and Change: Community Legal Services in Bangladesh. This event was chaired by Mr. Jerome Sayre, Team…

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad visits climate displaced families relocated by YPSA

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad visits climate displaced families relocated by YPSA

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and Coordinator of Bangladesh Climate Change Negotiating Team, visited YPSA’s rehabilitation program for climate displaced people at Sayedpur union, Sitakund on March 20, 2017.…

Inception Meeting of SHOW project held in Panchari upazila

Speech by chief guest

YPSA organized Inception meeting of ‘Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and Children (SHOW) Project’ in Panchari Upazila of  Khagrachari district on March 22, 2017 at upazila parishad conference hall. This…

If development isn’t sustainable, people’s fate would not change : PKSF Chairman

Speech by Chief Guest Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad.

All should work together to ensure human dignity through sustainable development.  If development is not sustainable then people’s fate would not change. In Bangladesh, about 50 millions are youth out of total…

8th annual convention of disable people’s organizations held at Sitakund

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, President of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) inaugurating the convention raising the national flag

8th annual convention of disable people’s organizations was held at the YPSA HRDC Sitakund Campus with the support of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) on 20 march 2017. About 700 representatives…