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Category: ‘Tobacco free campaign’

E-cigarettes more harmful than conventional cigarettes – Deputy Commissioner

Speech by Deputy Commissioner

“E-cigarettes are currently becoming a fashion. The younger generation is turning into e-cigarettes. Research shows that E-cigarettes are far more harmful than conventional cigarettes. Therefore, public awareness should be raised […]

Mayor of Chattogram City Corporation inaugurated a road show campaign on Tobacco free Chattogram City

inaugural program

YPSA organized a daylong Road Show campaign on Tobacco Free Chattogram City with the message of “Green & Clean City, let’s ensure Tobacco Free city”. Mayor of Chattogram City Corporation […]

Planning workshop on Tobacco Free Chattogram City held

Planning workshop on Tobacco Free Chattogram City held

Chittagong City Corporation will issue a letter to all Government organizations for ensuring tobacco free environment. Md. Shamsuddoha, Chief executive of City Corporation declared this in a planning workshop on […]

MOU signed between YPSA and Chattogram City Corporation for making Tobacco free Chattogram city

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between YPSA and Chattogram City Corporation for making the Tobacco Free Chattogram city. The MOU signing ceremony was held on 8th August 2019 […]

YPSA wins Tobacco-Control Award 2019

National Anti-Tobacco Platform (NATP) organized a seminar and Tobacco-Control Award 2019 giving ceremony at the PKSF auditorium, Dhaka on 12 May on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day 2019 . […]

Meeting with the Mayor of Cox’s Bazar Municipality held

Mayor of Cox’s Bazar Municipality Mr. Mujibur Rahman has taken decision to destroy all tobacco advertisements in Cox’s Bazar Municipality area. He has given an order to the administrative officer […]

Meeting with newly elected Mayor and Councilors of Cox’s Bazar Municipality

YPSA and Cox’s Bazar municipality jointly arranged a meeting on “Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar” with newly elected Mayor and Councilors of Cox’s Bazar municipality on 18th October 2018 at the Conference […]

Sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division”

The meeting was organized by Chattogram Divisional Commissioner Office, initiated by YPSA

A sharing meeting on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law in Chittagong Division” held on 15 October 2018 in the auditorium hall of Chattogram Circuit House. The meeting was organized by […]

YPSA observes National Tobacco-free Day 2018

National tobacco-free day 2018-YPSA

YPSA has been working to establish a model of Tobacco Free City in Cox’s Bazar aiming to raise public awareness for discoursing smoking as well as creating law-abiding ethic for […]

Tobacco free Cox’s Bazar: It’s our commitment – Youth initiates Beach Campaign at Cox’s Bazar

YPSA has been working to establish a model of Tobacco Free City in Cox’s Bazar. The longest beach of the world Cox’s Bazar is the largest tourist spot in Bangladesh. […]

Meeting with Cox’s Bazar beach management committee on Smoke Free Cox’s Bazar

meeting

YPSA arranged a meeting on “Smoke Free Cox’s Bazar beach” with Cox’s Bazar beach management committee held at Laboni point on 20 September 2018. Mr. Md. Kamal Hosain, Deputy Commissioner […]

Divisional Commissioner Abdul Mannan honored as a non-smoking person

Divisional Commissioner Abdul Mannan honored as non-smoking person by YPSA

According to the announcement of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to trim down the use of tobacco in the country, speakers emphasized on taking action plan in every district of […]

Meeting with Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development & Cooperatives held in Dhaka

Meeting with Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development & Cooperatives held in Dhaka

A discussion meeting on “Roles & Responsibilities of Local Government Division and its’ Other Institutions to Achieve the Target of- Tobacco Free Bangladesh by 2040” held on 8th August at Conference […]

YPSA participated in Bangladesh Tobacco Control Leadership Program in Cox’s Bazar

YPSA participated in Bangladesh Tobacco Control Leadership Program in Cox’s Bazar

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Bangladesh Center for Communication program jointly organized the Bangladesh Tobacco control leadership program from 28th July to 2nd August at Ocean Paradise Hotel, Cox’s […]

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 […]

Cox’s Bazar municipality issued a circular to keep public places smoke free

Circular by Cox's Bazar Municipality

Cox’s Bazar Municipality and YPSA are jointly working to develop Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar city. As a part of this initiative, Cox’s Bazar municipality issued a circular on 20th February 2018 to […]

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 […]