YPSA organized a courtyard meeting at Chittagong to raise awareness of decreasing exposure to secondhand smoke among women and children living with smokers. Chittagong City Corporation Councilor Ms Shaheda Kasem Shati presided the meeting. YPSA’s Smoke Free team member Mohammad [...]Continue reading..
YPSA, Civil surgeon Office Chittagong and BATA members of Chittagong district as Barnali, Nirmal Foundation, Upokul and ELMA jointly organized discussion meeting and rally at the conference hall of Civil Surgeon Office, Chittagong on 9th October, 2013 to mark the” National [...]Continue reading..
The BI Grantee meeting held to develop a set of recommendations for the Tobacco Control rules on 22nd September 2013, at UNINIG office in Dhaka which was hosted by YPSA. The meeting was headed by Md. Taifur Rahman, Advocacy Coordinator, of [...]Continue reading..
The Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation Alhaj M. Manzur Alam has been honored and given crest from YPSA and smoke free coalition for his land mark initiatives to create a smoke free Chittagong City. The award is given on the [...]Continue reading..
Bandarban District Administration and Health Department with the support of YPSA and Hilltop arranged discussion meeting to mark World No Tobacco day 2013 on 12 June at Bandarban Civil Surgeeon Office conference hall with the theme “Ban tobacco advertising, promotion [...]Continue reading..
Chittagong civil surgeon office and YPSA jointly observed World No Tobacco Day 2013 with the theme “Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship”. “Mobile court will be conducted in different places at Chittagong soon to execute ‘Smoking and Tobacco Products Use [...]Continue reading..
World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is celebrate worldwide every year on May 31st highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death [...]Continue reading..
Regional meeting of Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) (An alliance was formed with the support of YPSA) held at a restaurant in Chittagong on 20 May 2013. The alliance declared in the meeting to award elderly nonsmoker and reporters who [...]Continue reading..
YPSA and Feni Development Foundation jointly formed human chain demanding smoke free Feni Pouroshova on Independence day.Continue reading..
A meeting titled as ’ Tobacco Control and Tax increase’ held on 28th March 2013 in a restaurant in Chittagong organized by YPSA and Supported by CTFK. The meeting was presided over by Dr. AQM Sirajul Islam, Secretary General of South Asian [...]Continue reading..
A group of young volunteers formed a forum “Dhumpan Mukto Projonmo (Smoke free new generation)” with the support of YPSA. The forum organized a Sticker Campaign at a book fair, DC hill, Chittagong to celebrate International Mother Language day on [...]Continue reading..
“Chittagong City Corporation will be the pioneer on Smoke free environment and I promise to continue this effort until we have a smoke free Chittagong” said honorable Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation in a round-table meeting titled “Tobacco Control in Bangladesh: [...]Continue reading..
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has arranged a three-day 4th Sub-national workshop from 6 to 8 January 2013 in Jamuna Resort, Tangaile. Representatives from 20 partner organizations of CTFK participated in the workshop. YPSA Chief Executive Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman along with Muhammed [...]Continue reading..
To call for stopping preventable deaths caused by tobacco use and also to remember the people who died due to tobacco use, YPSA with the support of CTFK has arranged a candle light vigil on the eve of New Year [...]Continue reading..
YPSA has been implementing an initiative to promote smoke free public places and local government through developing, enacting, adopting and enforcing smoke free guideline with the aim to protect the non smoker from exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke, ensure the proper implementation [...]Continue reading..
Chhagalnaiya Upzilla Anti Tobacco Taskforce Committee meeting was held at Chhagalnaiya UNO office on 30 December 2012. Mr. Kazi Shohidul Islam, Upazilla Nirbahi Officer of Chhagalnaiya Upazilla was presided over the meeting. Besides that Dr. Abdul Kadir, Upazilla Health Officer, Chhagalnaiya Upazilla, Mr. Aziz [...]Continue reading..
Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation adopted smoke free guideline in 2010 to protect people from the harms of smoking at the corporation office and it’s premises. The City Corporation has been taking different initiatives gradually for the implementation of this guideline. As [...]Continue reading..
BCCP, a national capacity development organization, has organized a workshop titled “How to Assess Impact of Tobacco Control Program” during 18- 20 December 2012 in BCCP (Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs) training center. YPSA officials Mr. Muhammed Ali Shahin and Md. Didarul [...]Continue reading..
On the occasion of Victory Day of Bangladesh, YPSA and Feni Himan Development Foundation (FHDF) arranged an Anti Tobacco Campaign at different places in Feni on 16 December. Stickers, handbills and other promotional materials displaying the harmful effects of tobacco uses were distributed [...]Continue reading..
YPSA’s Smoke Free project organized an anti tobacco campaign on 10th December’12 on the occasion of Human Rights day’ 12 to highlight the non smoker rights with the support from Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. A rally organized from Shishu [...]Continue reading..