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Category: ‘Tobacco free campaign’

Anti tobacco campaign arranged on International Mother Language Day

Rally

YPSA and a volunteer group “Smoke Free Generation” organized anti tobacco campaign at Shohid Minner Chattar, Chittagong on International Mother Language Day. At first volunteers gathered in the central “Shahid […]

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divisional meeting of Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) held

Meeting

YPSA arranged divisional meeting for the members of Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) at Mandarin Restaurant, Chittagong on 25 January 2015. Journalists from different print and electronic media attended the […]

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Smoke free campaign held in Chittagong

Volunteers standing with banner and sticker in front of Shadhinota park

Dhumpan Mukto projonmo (Smoke free Generation) a volunteer group formed by YPSA organized anti-tobacco campaign on 02 December 2015, at Shadinata Park in Chittagong to spread the message ‘Smoking is […]

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Human chain on anti tobacco campaign held in Comilla

Human chain

YPSA and RHDO jointly formed a human chain in front of Town Hall in Comilla to spread the message “Smoking is prohibited in public places and public transports, tk. 300 […]

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Anti tobacco campaign held in Brahmanbaria

Anti tobacco campaign held in Brahmanbaria

YPSA smoke free project and its volunteer team organized an anti tobacco campaign at different places in Brahmanbaria including DC office, civil surgeon office, Pourashava and in front of press […]

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Divisional workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law” held in Cox’s Bazar

Group photo

A divisional Workshop on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law” held on November 27, 2014 in Hotel Ocean Paradise in Cox’s Bazar. The workshop was organized by Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Office with […]

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Tk 300 fine for public smoking: Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong

Meeting

“Long term and short term steps should be taken to reduce tobacco consumption at public places. Conducting mobile court will be increased and mass awareness should be created as well. […]

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Human chain formed demanding implementation of tobacco control law

human chain

Smoke Free Coalition and Smoke free Generation formed a human chain demanding implementation of tobacco control law and passing the rules under its law. The program was held in front […]

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Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division” with Divisional Commissioner and all 11 DCs of Chittagong Division held

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division”

As the first initiative in Bangladesh, a divisional Consultation on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law in Chittagong Division” held on 24th September 2014 in the auditorium hall of Chittagong Circuit House. […]

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Meeting with Chandpur Municipality on “Tobacco Control Law and Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline” held

Md. Nasir Uddin Ahmd, Mayor of Chandpur Municipality was present as the chief guest

YPSA organized a meeting with Chandpur Municipality on “Tobacco Control Law and Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline” on 04 September 2014 at the conference room of Chandpur Municipality with the support […]

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Divisional meeting titled “Protect women form tobacco hazards” held

Meeting

Smoking and use of smokeless tobacco products such as jorda (tobacco leaf), gul (grains of tobacco) and other form of tobacco chewing which are mostly consumed by women in Bangladesh, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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