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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’

YPSA launchs “No Smoking” signage

YPSA launched No smoking signage

As per the Tobacco Control law, YPSA launched No Smoking signage at YPSA head office, Chittagong on 22 June 2016 . For ensuring the compliance of the section 8 of Tobacco…

Mobile court fined five shopkeepers in Brahmanbaria

Mobile court fined a shopkeeper

A mobile court on 06 June 2016 fined 1300 Taka to five shopkeepers for selling cigarettes without pictorial health warning and keeping huge promotional materials which violates the amended Tobacco Control…

Mobile court fined 30,000 taka to Dhaka Tobacco Industry in Chittagong

Mobile court

On 31 May, a mobile court fined 30,000 Taka to Dhaka Tobacco Industry in Chittagong for having Zarda and Cigarette packets without pictorial health warning and huge promotional materials. The mobile court visited warehouse…

YPSA observed World No Tobacco Day in 11 districts of Chittagong division and Dhaka

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and National Tobacco Control Cell organized a colorful-rally-from press club to Osmani Milonayoton

YPSA observed World No Tobacco Day’16 on 31st May in all 11 districts (Chittagong, Comilla, Feni, Chandpur, Brahmanbaria, Laxmipur, Noakhali, Cox’s Bazar, Bandarban, Rangamati and Khagrachari) of Chittagong Division as well…

Sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law 2005” held in Feni

Sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law 2005” held in Feni

A sharing meeting on “Implementation on Tobacco Control Law 2005” was held on 29th May 2016 at the Conference hall of DC office of Feni. The meeting was organized by DC…

Brahmanbaria Tobacco Control Taskforce Committee meeting held

Brahmanbaria Tobacco Control Taskforce Committee meeting

A meeting of Tobacco Control Taskforce Committee of Brahmanbaria held on 29 May 2016 at the Conference Room of DC office. Dr. Md. Mosharrof Hossain, Deputy Commissioner of Brahmanbaria district and…

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.…