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News Archive for 2017

Sri Chinmoy Oneness – Home Peace Run : Runners carry the peace torch rally in Chittagong

The City Mayor mr A J M Nasir Uddin received the torch as guest of honour.

The Oneness – Home Peace Run, a global relay founded by Chittagong born Sri Chinmoy, marks its 30th anniversary this year, and Chittagong will join in celebrating this world-uniting initiative. […]

Insecticidal mosquito net distributed among poor families in Rangunia

Insecticidal mosquito net distributed among poor families in Rangunia

“Government has allocated adequate budget for the health sector. Present government has reopened the community clinics which were shut down earlier. Since the Rangunia Upazila is malaria prone area, long […]

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong” held with government officials

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong” held with government officials

YPSA organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 16th February at the conference room […]

PKSF visits YPSA’s economic development program at Sitakund

In front of YPSA ENRICH CENTER

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF Md. Fazlul Kader visits YPSA’s economic development program at Sitakund. He launches YPSA’s ENRICH Center at Sayadpur union of Sitakund. He also visits rehabilitation center, […]

Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh Country Director visits YPSA in Banshkhali

Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh Country Director visits YPSA in Banshkhali

YPSA distributed Emergency Shelter Kits to 2400 cyclone ROANU affected families at Khankanabad, Sanua and Gondamara Union and 47 T-shelter houses have been built for cyclone affected people at Khankanabad […]

YPSA-CEVEC Project M&E Training held at Cox’s Bazar

YPSA-CEVEC Project M&E Training held at Cox’s Bazar

Community Engagement in countering violent extremism in Cox’s Bazar (CEVEC) is an innovative project of YPSA that aim to eradicate extremism in Cox’s Bazar district. The project started on 26th […]

Country of Innovators : Nearness of people breaking the custom

উদ্ভাবকের দেশে – প্রথা ভেঙ্গে মানুষের পাশে Country of Innovators : Nearness of people breaking the custom. A program by Bangladesh Television (BTV). Supported by Access to Information program, Prime […]

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Rangamati” held with government officials

Md. Manzarul Mannan, Deputy Commissioner of Rangamati district was present as the chief guest in the workshop.

YPSA organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Rangamati” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 30th January 2017 at the conference […]

YPSA and Handicap Int’l signed MOU to work together on Inclusive Finance

MoU signing

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between YPSA and Handicap International Federation to working together under the project “ Disability-inclusive poverty graduation of extreme poor and poor Households in Bangladesh” funded […]

Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh

Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh. Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh Funded by : European Union Humanitarian Aid and […]

Rohingya trafficking – A Channel 24 report

A Channel 24 TV report on Rohingya trafficking (20-01-2016). An interview was taken from Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (SDP), YPSA. রোহিঙ্গা পাচার সন্ত্রান্ত একটি প্রতিবেদন প্রচারিত হয় চ্যানেল ২৪ টিভিতে।

Visually impaired students receiving training on skills development in use of Smartphone

Smartphone handover to a visually impaired student

YPSA has launched a training program for the visually impaired students aimed at skill development in use of Smartphone with screen reading apps.  The training workshop holding  at the YPSA’s […]

YPSA and CU joint initiative to introduce first Inclusive Public University in Bangladesh

YPSA and CU joint initiative to introduce first Inclusive Public University in Bangladesh

A Progress Sharing Meeting was held with Vice-Chancellor of University of Chittagong Professor Dr. Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury and Professor Dr. Mohammed Kamrul Huda, Registrar, University of Chittagong about the joint […]

Ambassadors of Norway, Sweden and Denmark visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar

Ambassadors from Norway, Sweden and Denmark visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar

Three Ambassadors of Norway, Sweden and Denmark and senior high officials from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) visited YPSA’s project intervention area in Cox’s Bazar on 17 January, 2017. Sidsel Bleken, […]

Divisional Commissioner of Chittagong says tobacco control issue to be added as an agenda in their MCM and monthly report

“Tobacco control issue will be included as an agenda in Monthly Coordination Meeting (MCM) and monthly report in Chittagong Division” as declared by Divisional Commissioner of Chittagong Md. Ruhul Amin, […]

Vashkar Bhattacharjee enlightening the world for the people with visual impaired through technology

Jamuna TV Program : Duranta Bangladesh

Human chain and candlelight vigil held at Chittagong

Candlelight vigil by YPSA

Human chain and candlelight vigil in memory of those who died caused by tobacco related disease arranged by YPSA in front of Shadhinota complex, Chittagong on January 1, 2017. Members […]

YPSA-CEVEC Project Yearly Review Meeting held at Cox’s Bazar

YPSA CEVEC Project Yearly Review Meeting held at Cox’s Bazar

Community Engagement in countering violent extremism in Cox’s Bazar (CEVEC) is an innovative project of YPSA that aim to eradicate extremism in Cox’s Bazar district. The project started on 26th […]