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..
Journalists have been urged to raise social movement under Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) to quickly pass the amended version of the tobacco control act 2005 in parliament with provisions of tougher measures to cut use of tobacco products in [...]Continue reading..
Upazilla Tobacco control Taskforce meeting was held on 21 November 2012 at Ramu Upazilla office. Mr. Md. Abul Kalam, Upazilla Nirbahi Officer (Acting) of Ramu presided over the meeting. Dr. Akhtarul Islam, Upazill Health & Family Planning officer and secretary of Upazilla [...]Continue reading..
YPSA has been implementing the smoke free project in Cox’s Bazar municipality. As a result of continuous advocacy by YPSA and smoke free coalition, Mr. Tapas Kumar Paul, district primary education officer (DPEO) circulated a notice to all primary schools [...]Continue reading..
Round table discussion on “Tobacco Control in Bangladesh: Chittagong Experiences” held on 23rd September 2012, at CIRDAP auditorium in Dhaka, which was arranged by YPSA and United Forum Against Tobacco (UFAT) and supported by Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK). [...]Continue reading..
YPSA and United Forum Against Tobacco (UFAT) jointly organized a meeting on Anti tobacco Program at Well park hotel and restaurant in Chittagong on 26th July’12 with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco free Kids (CTFK). The meeting was presided [...]Continue reading..
Different programs and events were took place to observe the day in the 11 districts including Chandpur, Comilla, Brahmanbaria, Nowakhali, Rangamati and several other sub-districts of Chittagong division . All the events were generously supported by Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids [...]Continue reading..
The Mayor , Mr. Rafiqul Alam, of Khagrachori decided to approve the Smoke free guideline in the upcoming AGM of Khagrachori Poroshova. The commitment came in a meeting while the mayor was speaking in a meeting as a chief guest [...]Continue reading..
Smoke free guideline is approved by the Mayor of the Brahmanbaria pouroshova and the coalition members of Brammanbaria pouroshova have committed to support the Meyor or Pouroshova to implement this guideline. The declaration to approve the guideline came in a [...]Continue reading..