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Divisional Commissioner of Chittagong says tobacco control issue to be added as an agenda in their MCM and monthly report

“Tobacco control issue will be included as an agenda in Monthly Coordination Meeting (MCM) and monthly report in Chittagong Division” as declared by Divisional Commissioner of Chittagong Md. Ruhul Amin,…

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“Budget Hearing 2016-17: Chittagong Region”

“Budget Hearing 2016-17: Chittagong Region” held

Parliamentary Caucus on National Planning and Budget arranged “Budget Hearing 2016-17: Chittagong Region” on May 16, 2016 at Chittagong Zila Parishad Hall with the support of Democratic Budget Movement, Chittagong…

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Launching and Installation Ceremony for Lawyers Initiative for Displacement Solutions held

According to the constitution of Bangladesh and different acts and policies, rights of climate displaced persons have to be ensured. But climate displaced peoples are living in the embankment, urban…

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Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held with government officials in Feni organized by YPSA

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held with government officials in Feni

YPSA organized a workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Feni with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 9th December 2015 at the…

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Meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control law in Laxmipur” held

A sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control law in Laxmipur” was held on 11 November 2015 at the conference hall of civil surgeon office, Laxmipur. Dr Md Golam Faruque…

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Chittagong City Corporation allocated 10 million BDT for implementing tobacco control initiatives in their annual budget

A.J.M. Nasir, Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation declared the annual budget for the fiscal year of 2015-2016 on 7th August 2015. The City Corporation allocated Ten million taka in their budget…

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As a non-smoker my striving would be continued to protect people from secondhand smoke – Mayor

Representatives from YPSA and Anti-tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) met mayor of Chittagong City Corporation for allocating budget for implementation of tobacco control law and Tobacco Free Guideline in their upcoming…

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“Rights of Climate Displaced Persons: A Pocket Guide” jointly published by YPSA and Displacement Solution was launched in the program

Orientation to Lawyers on Climate Displacement held

YPSA and Lawyers’ Initiative for Displacement Solutions (LIDS) jointly organized an orientation program for lawyers on Climate Displacement issue at Hotel Heritage, Chittagong on 9th July, 2015. A new publication…

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Collage: Smoke Free local government

6 local governments of Ctg. division allocated budget 14,85,000 BDT for implementaion of Smoke Free Guideline and TC law

YPSA has been implementing a project titled “Promoting smoke Free local Government and Public Spaces in Bangladesh” with the support of CTFK since April 2009 aiming to promote smoke free…

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Task force meeting

Tobacco control task force meeting held in Cox’s Bazar

Tobacco Control Task force meeting was held at Cox’s Bazar District Administration Office on 19 May 2015. Mr. Md. Ali Hossain, Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar district and President of…

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Guests in the meeting

MOLGRD&C will circular a notice to all local government for ensuring smoke free LG

YPSA has organized a sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law and the Role of Local Government” on 8th April’ 15 at the conference room of DPHE, Dhaka with the…

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Divisional workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law” held in Cox’s Bazar

A divisional Workshop on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law” held on November 27, 2014 in Hotel Ocean Paradise in Cox’s Bazar. The workshop was organized by Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Office with…

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Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division”

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division” with Divisional Commissioner and all 11 DCs of Chittagong Division held

As the first initiative in Bangladesh, a divisional Consultation on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law in Chittagong Division” held on 24th September 2014 in the auditorium hall of Chittagong Circuit House….

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Mayor and other participants in the meetin

Advocacy meeting with Bandarban Municipality to allocate budget for implementation of smoke free guideline

YPSA has organized an advocacy meeting with Bandarban Municipality for motivating them to allocate budget for implementation of Smoke Free Guideline in their annual budget for the fiscal year of…

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All Restaurants of Chittagong district will be smoke free within 31st May- District Commissioner

‘All Restaurants of Chittagong district will be 100% smoke free within 31st May 2014’ said Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Chittagong Md. Mesbah Uddin while he was present as chief guest in a…

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Discussion meeting on “Budget allocation for Smoke Free Guide Line Implementation” held in Rangamati

YPSA organized a discussion meeting on “Budget allocation for Smoke Free Guide Line Implementation” on 10 April 2014 at Rangamati Pouroshova Hall Room. Mr Saiful Islam Butto Mayor of Rangamati Pouroshova…

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Advocacy Meeting with stakeholders on climate displacement issues held at Mirsarai

Peoples of Mirsarai coastal area frequently suffered by river erosion, salinity intrusion, arsenic water contamination and strong tidal surges. There were 20 km long mangrove forest along the embankment to…

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Meeting with Mr. Baker Bhuiyan (Chairman of Sitakunda Upazilla )

Advocacy for ensuring HLP rights of climate displaced people

YPSA started advocacy with local government from Mirsharai, Sitakund and Banskhali Upazilla for ensuring Housing, Land and Property rights of climate displaced people. HLP project team members brief the target…

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1119 primary schools became smoke free in Cox’s bazar district

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…

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Civil Surgeon Office of Brahmanbaria declared “100% Smoke Free Workplace”

Civil Surgeon Office of Brahmanbaria declared that all premises under the Civil surgeon office has been “100% Smoke Free” while Mr. Nur E Alam Siddique, Vice Chairman of Brahmanbaria Upazilla…

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