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Category: ‘Tobacco free campaign’

Non smokers will get priority in the recruitment process of Chittagong City Corporation – Mayor

Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA receiving plaque from Mayor

Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation Mr. A.Z.M Nasir Uddin took a decision in 2017 to develop Tobacco Free Chittagong City before 2040. With the aim to develop the tobacco free […]

YPSA observed World No Tobacco Day’18

YPSA observed World No Tobacco Day’18 on 31st May in 6 districts of Chattogram Division jointly with District Civil Surgeon Office and District Tobacco Control Taskforce. Colourful rally and discussion […]

Cox’s Bazar municipality will be stricter to ensure tobacco free public place : Mayor

YPSA jointly with Cox’s Bazar municipality arranged a sharing meeting on “Tobacco free Cox’s Bazar City: our Responsibility” on 29th May 2018 at the conference room of Cox’s Bazar Municipality. […]

Focal point officer for tobacco control issue to be assigned : Additional Divisional Commissioner

Shankar Ranjan Saha, Additional Divisional Commissioner (General) of Chittagong division

Shankar Ranjan Saha, Additional Divisional Commissioner (General) of Chittagong division declared in a speech that tobacco control issue would be included in monthly coordination meeting’s agenda, while he was present […]

A beach campaign on “Tobacco free Cox’s Bazar city” held in Cox’s Bazar Sea beach

A beach campaign by YPSA 4

YPSA arranged a beach campaign on “Tobacco free Cox’s Bazar” on 31st December at Cox’s Bazar sea beach to create mass awareness for keeping the sea beach smoke free, for creating […]

Planning Workshop on Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar City held

The workshop was organized by YPSA jointly with DC office and Cox’s Bazar Municipality

With the aim to develop a tobacco free model city in Cox’s Bazar, a planning workshop on “Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar City” was organized on 21st December 2017 at Conference […]

Orientation on Tobacco free Cox’s Bazar city for Youth Leaders held

Group photo with the participants

An orientation workshop on Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar City with youth leaders held on 28th October at YPSA office, Cox’s Bazar. The objective of the orientation is to motivate the […]

Mobile court fined “TAVA restaurant” for violating tobacco control law

Mobile court fined 10,000 taka to "TAVA restaurant" for violating tobacco control law

A mobile court operated in different places in Chittagong on 3rd October 2017. Mobile court fined 10,000 taka to a renowned restaurant “TAVA restaurant” at Khulshi area for having tobacco […]

Human chain to protest budget proposal on tobacco held in Chittagong

Human chain to protest Budget proposal on Tobacco held in Chittagong

YPSA with the support of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, arranged a human chain on 6th June’17 in front of Chittagong Press club to express the reaction and protest the budget […]

YPSA observes World No Tobacco Day 2017

Rally on World No Tobacco Day 2017 at Chittagong

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the new guidelines for global development. Formerly, at the 70th UN General Assembly, the global leaders have pledged to reach 17 goals with 169 promises by […]

Human chain demanding higher tax rate on  all tobacco products

Human chain

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

YPSA organized workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Noakhali”

YPSA organized workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Noakhali”

YPSA and ABSA jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Noakhali” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 27th February 2017 […]

Tobacco control issue to incorporate as agenda in MCM – Deputy Commissioner of Comilla

Tobacco control issue to incorporate as agenda in MCM - Deputy Commissioner of Comilla

YPSA and Shristi Somaj Kollan Sangstha  jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Comilla” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Chittagong City Corporation allocated 20 million taka for smoke free program

Budget cover page

Mr. A. Z. M Nasir, Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation declared budget of City Corporation for the fiscal year of 2016-2017 on 9 October . For the implementation of the smoke free […]