“Local government will allocate budget for implementing smoke free guideline in their annual budget plan” said the chief guest in the certificate ceremony session of the training workshop on “Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline and Tobacco Control Law” organized by YPSA [...]Continue reading..
A discussion meeting in association with Municipal Association of Bangladesh (MAB) was held on 1st March, 2014 in Khagrachari Pouroshova. In the meeting, Alhaj A.K.M Mozammel Haque, Minister of Liberation War Affairs, Bangladesh and Advisor of MAB was participating as chief [...]Continue reading..
Dhumpan Mukto Projonmo (Smoke Free Generation), a forum comprised with youth volunteers formed by YPSA organized a sticker campaign at a book fair held at Muslim Hall, Chittagong to celebrate International Mother Language day on 21 February 2014.Continue reading..
“It is possible to make smoke-free area of local government through creating social awareness participating by all walks of people united” speakers said in a two-day workshop on “Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline and Tobacco Control Act” organized by YPSA supported [...]Continue reading..
“We will start conducting mobile court soon but, only mobile court conducting is not enough to stop smoking in the public places. It needs strong public awareness as well” said Additional District Commissioner of Chittagong Mr. Sanaullah Khan while he [...]Continue reading..
YPSA organized different events including musical program, stickers, leaflet distribution and festoon handover to the government officials in Comilla with the support of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK). Sanjoy Kumar Voumik, ADC (General), Comilla, Prof. Md. Abul kasem Mia, [...]Continue reading..
Brigadier General Kondokar Shohidul Islam, Director of Chittagong Medical Collage & Hospital received festoon displaying the harmful effects of tobacco uses. YPSA Smoke Free Project team organized an Anti Tobacco Campaign at Chittagong Medical Collage and Hospital on 16 January 2014. YPSA has [...]Continue reading..
Dumpan Mukta Projannamo (Smoke Free Generation), a volunteer group formed by YPSA arranged a candle light vigil to call for stopping preventable deaths caused by tobacco use. The event took place in front of Shadinata Park, Chittagong on January 1, 2014. Each [...]Continue reading..
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) has organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Bangladesh” from 3-6 December 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. 25 participants from 9 Bangladeshi CTFK grantees, Government officials, Journalist and representatives from CTFK participated [...]Continue reading..
Dhumpan Mukto Projonmo (Smoke Free Generation), a volunteer group formed by YPSA celebrated the 42nd anniversary of Victory Day of Bangladesh at Chittagong on 16 December 2013. Volunteers and YPSA team laid wreath of flower at Shahid Minar and conducted a sticker campaign at [...]Continue reading..
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..