Sensitizing Workshop with the authorities and owners of Public Places and transports of Kalia Upazila, Narail
AID Tobacco Control project PROTECT and its working partner Alor Disha jointly organized a sensitizing workshop with the public places ( PP) and public transports authorities(PT) of Kaila Upozilla in Narail District on 20 April, 2014 at the Upozila Samaj Seba Office .
Dr. Abul Hasan, UHFPO was the Chief Guest and Mr. Asit Kumar Saha, USSO presided over the inaugural session of the workshop. Mr. Abu Habibulla, PO of the PROTECT project facilitated the workshop. Ms. Shanara Parveen, ED, Alor Disha also discussed about the bad effect of tobacco use and sought cooperation from the participated authorities and owners of Public Places and transports for effective enforcement of Tobacco Control Law. The main focus of the workshop was to sensitize the owners and authorities of public places and transports towards effective enforcement of Tobacco Control Law
Half-yearly meeting with the Union Parishad Chairmen of Mirpur Upozila
Half-yearly coordination meeting with the Union Parishad Chairmen of Mirpur Upazila of Kushtia district was organized jointly by AID. Tobacco Control Project, PROTECT and its working partner Alo Sechasebi, Polli Unnoyon Sangstha of Mirpur on 08 April, 2014 at the Upazila, Conference room. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Kamrul Arefin, Chairman of the Mirpur Upozila in Kushtia district and attended by the Upozila Vice chairman, Chairmen from Poradah, Bahulbaria, Chatian,Kursha, Chitholia, Dhubail, Ambaria, Talbaria, Malihad, Baruipara,Amla. The UYDO, Upozila Samaj Seba Officer, Press club representatives, PO, AID, Executive Director, Alo Sechasebi Polli Unnoyon Sangstha were present. All the Chairmen promised to keep their respective Union Parishad buildings smoke free and the Upozila Chairman urged all chairmen to keep Public places under respective union smoke free.
Half-yearly meeting with Union Parishad Chairmen at Ashashuuni Upazila
Coordination Meeting with Magura Municipality
Coordination Meeting with Chuadanga Municipality in Chuadnga District
AID- Tobacco Control Project, PROTECT arranged a Coordination Meeting with Chuadanga Municipality authorities held on 19 March, 2014 at the Municipality conference room. Panel Mayor Md. Saiful Arif Biswas presided over the meeting. The councillors of the municipality,Md. Golam Mostafa, Md. Zahangeer Alam, Md. Shariful Islam, Md. Ramzan Ali, Ms. Sultna Ara Ratna, Ms. Zahanara Begum, Md. Shahidul Kador Joardar, Md. Abdul Hasem, Md. Elias Hossain , ED. PASS and Mr. Tonmoy Kundu, APC, AID were present. In this coordination meeting-
1. All the members of the municipality agreed to draft a guideline to implement Tobacco Control Law in their jurisdiction,
2. Privilege will be given to a non- smoker citizen at their office,
3. Avoid using of smoking or tobacco during any election campaign,
4. Advocating to the government authority in the district for mobile court operation in the Public Place and Public Transport under the municipal area.
Sensitizing workshop at Mongla Sub-district, Bagerhat:
A sensitizing workshop with the authorities of public place and public transport of Mongla Sub-district (Upazila) held on 18 March, 2014 jointly arranged by AID-Tobacco Control Project PROTECT and its working partner Barasha Bangladesh Academy, Mongla. The workshop was presided over by Mr. Kazi Saiful Islam, a prominent Leader of Mongla Transport Labour Union where Md. Al- Amin Shaikh, Superintendent of Hazi Afsaruddin Dakhil Madrasha was the chief guest. Mrs. Kanrunnahar Hai, Upazila Vice-Chairman and President of Barasha Bangladesh Academy, Mr. Motaleb, President of Mongla Market Committee and Journalist Mr. Emran Hossain were present as guest speakers. The participants and the guest speakers assured that they will play their effective roles to keep the public places and transports smoke free. Mr. Shaikh Masud Rayhan, Program Officer of AID- PROTECT facilitated the workshop.
Sensitizing workshop at Swarankhola Upazila, Bagerhat district:
A sensitizing workshop with the authorities of public places and public transports of Swarankhola Upazila held on 06 March, 3 pm, 2014 jointly arranged by AID-Tobacco Control Project PROTECT and its working partner Agradut Foundation at Agradut Foundation Training room in Swarankhola upozila of Bagerhat district. The workshop was inaugurated by Md. Abus Sattar, Ex Principal, Bagerhat Govt. College. Md. Ayub Ali presided over the workshop, where representatives of owners from different status of public places and public transports were present there. Among them were Mr. Mizanur Rhaman, Md. Rafiquzzaman, Ms. Mamotaj Begum, Md. Asaduzzaman, Masud Raihan, and Md. Shahidul Islam. Mr. Nurunnabi of Agradut facilitated the session.
Md. Abus Sattar informed the workshop attendants that his non smoking organization in the town will start campaigning to cooperate AID-PROTECT anti smoking campaign through stickers and leaflets distribution
Half Yearly Coordination Meeting with Union Parishad Chairmen at Sreepur, Magura
Half yearly coordination meeting with Union Parishad Chairmen on
The Chitalmari Task Force Committee arranged meeting at UNO Office Room on 13 March, 2014. Md. Didarul Alam, UNO, Chitalmari Upozila Parishad in Bagerhat district presided over the meeting. Dr. MA Sakur, UHFPO, Md. Abu Talha, UAO, Ms. Rabeya Sultana, UWAO, Rafiqul Islam, UEO, Sk. Md. Masud Raihan, PO, AID took part in the discussion. Decision: 1.Task Force members to be included during Mobile Court Operation in the area. 2. Sign, Stickers and leaflets to be supplied sufficiently for distribution, 3. Preparation for up coming World No Tobacco Day observation.
Anti-tobacco Taskforce meeting Ashashuni Upazila under Satkhira Upazila
Sensitizing workshop at Asasuni Upazila, Satkhira
Coordination Meeting with Avoynagar Municipality in Avoynagar, Jessore district
KCC Mayor inaugurated a colorful by-cycle procession on Tobacco Control Law Implementation organized by SUBAS in collaboration with AID, PROTECT. Mayor, Mr. Moniruzzaman Moni urged the government to take effective measures for rigorous implementation of Tobacco control law. About hundred of cycle riders particularly the members of SUBAS from Government BL College and Government Azam Khan Commerce college took part in the procession. The rally Mr. Tapan Kumare Ghose, Shamim Osman, Masum Billah, Sha Arafat Razib and Tomoy Kundu were present at the inaugurated session.
Mobile Court fined Taka 30,000/ for hoarding tobacco advertisement,
District Task Force Committee Meeting at Meherpur
The scheduled quarterly anti-tobacco Taskforce committee meeting of
Sensitizing Workshop with the Public places and transports at
AID-Tobacco Control Project, PROTECT along with its working partner
A quarterly meeting of anti-tobacco student volunteer organization
SUBASH Group of P.C. College, Bagerhat, an anti-tobacco volunteer
NGO Coordination Meeting in Chuadanga district
The half yearly (Six month) NGOs Coordination Meeting was held at PUS Auditorium Hall toady. Presiding over by Mr. Elias Hossain ED, PUS, Ms. Jahanara Begum, Councilor, Chuadanga Municipality addressed the meeting as the chief guest. Among others who discussed in the meeting were Saidur rahman, Mr. Mokbul Hossain, Mofizur Rahman, Mr. Hafizur Rahman, Obaidul, Touhid Uddola, PO, AID and Md. Taqurul Islam, PO, AID.
1.The coordination meeting to be arranged regularly in cooperation with UNO, sadar upozila, Chuadanga
2. Mobile Court to be conducted accordingly
3. All major places under the municipality area to be declared smoke-free Jone
Smoke Free Khulna Division through Effective Enforcement of Tobacco Control Law
|Baseline Survey Report
Effective implementation of tobacco control law specially provision of making public places and transport smoke free to make Khulna Division smoke free according to the law.