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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

Category: ‘Tobacco free campaign’

Human chain formed in 11 districts demanding imposition of high tax on tobacco products

Human chain in front of Chittagong DC office

YPSA formed human chain in 11 districts (Chittagong, Comilla, Feni, Laxmipur, Noakhali, Brahmanbaria, Chandpur, Cox’s Bazar, Bandarban, Rangamati and Khagrachari) of Chittagong Division on April 12, 2016 in front of…

World Health Day’16 observed in Chittagong

World Health Day’16 observed in Chittagong

YPSA observed World Health Day’16 jointly with District Civil Surgeon Office and different NGOs of Chittagong on April 7, 2016. The theme of the day was “Make healthy choices everyday: Keep…

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Brahmanbaria” held

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Brahmanbaria” held

YPSA and DC Office of Brahmanbaria district jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Brahmanbaria” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg…

Tobacco Control Taskforce meeting held in Chittagong

Mesbah Uddin, Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong presided over the Tobacco Control Taskforce meeting

A meeting of Tobacco Control Taskforce Committee of Chittagong held on 5th April 2016 at the Conference Room of DC office. Mr. Mesbah Uddin, Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong district and President…

Mobile court fined agent of Abul Khair company in Cox’s Bazar

Mobile court fined a agent of Abul Khair company in Cox’s Bazar

A mobile court fined 40,000 Taka to a agent of Abul Khair company in Cox’s Bazar on 3rd April for violating the law of pictorial health warning. The mobile court…

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

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division” arranged by Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Office an initiated by YPSA

A divisional Consultation on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law in Chittagong Division” with Divisional Commissioner and all 11 Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of Chittagong Division, was held on March 29, 2016…

Mobile court fined Khulshi Mart in Chittagong for displaying tobacco advertisement

Ms. Suraia Akter Sweety, Magistrate of Chittagong DC office conducting the mobile court in Khulshi Mart

A mobile court imposed a financial penalty of Taka 1,00,000 (One lac) to the Khulshi Mart, a renowned super mall in Chittagong, for violating the amended Tobacco Control Act. Ms.…

Cox’s Bazar Municipality prints no smoking signage from its own budget

The Uni Resort authority displaying No Smoking Signage

In the fiscal year 2015-2016 Cox’s Bazar municipality allocated 1, 25,000 taka budget for tobacco control program. Cox’s Bazar Municipality has printed no smoking signage out of this budget. The…

Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation inaugurated the Roadshow campaign on Pictorial Health Warning on packets of tobacco products

Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation inaugurated the road show

YPSA has organized a daylong Roadshow campaign on Pictorial Health warning on packets of tobacco products in Chittagong. Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation Mr. A. Z. M Nasir Uddin has…

Human chain formed demanding to insert pictorial warning signs on tobacco products

Human chain formed demanding to insert pictorial warning signs on tobacco products

Graphic health warning along with pictures on the packet of tobacco products would be added from March 19, 2016, according to the sections of Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control)…

Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) organized a divisional meeting in Chittagong

YPSA led Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) organized a divisional meeting at Mandarin Restaurant, Chittagong

Speaker urges mayor for proper Implementation of allocated budget of Chittagong City Corporation for anti tobacco activities, in a divisional meeting arranged by YPSA led Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) held at…

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held in Cox’s Bazar

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held in Cox’s Bazar

YPSA and DC Office of Cox’s Bazar district jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Cox’s Bazar” for the government officials with the assistance of Campaign…

Tobacco control Taskforce Committee meeting held in Chittagong

Tobacco control Taskforce Committee meeting held in Chittagong

A meeting of Tobacco Control Taskforce Committee of Chittagong held on 5 January 2016 at the Conference Room, DC office. Mr. Mesbah Uddin, Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong district and President of…

Conference on Tobacco Control and Health Promotion held in Dhaka

Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA attends as a panelist at the session "Inclusive Development" in the conference.

Conference on Tobacco Control and Health Promotion was held at the Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB), Dhaka on 4th January 2016 jointly organized by WBB Trust and other 12 organizations. Md.…

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…

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…

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…

Meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control law in Laxmipur” held

Meeting

A sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control law in Laxmipur” was held on 11 November 2015 at the conference hall of civil surgeon office, Laxmipur. Dr Md Golam Faruque…

Anti tobacco campaign held at M A Aziz Stadium during the semi final match of Shek Kamal International Club tournament

Volunteers with festoons

An anti tobacco campaign was held at M A Aziz Stadium during the semi final match of Shek Kamal International Club tournament on 27 October organized by YPSA’s volunteer group…

Representatives from US based organization CTFK met mayor of Chittagong City Corporation

Group photo of YPSA visitor with mayor of Chittagong City Corporation AZM Nasir Uddin

“10 million BDT has been allocated in the current fiscal year’s budget for tobacco control initiative. It will be spend in a constructive way and the size of the fund…