All Blog Posts Tagged 'Tobacco' (28)

Dhaka New Super Market is declared smoke free: Joint effort by shop owners association, BATA & WBB Trust

Dhaka New Super Market (South) has been declared smoke free today. It is one of famous markets in the capital city Dhaka, Bangladesh. An oath was initiated by participants following an awareness-raising campaign on the health hazards of smoking &…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on September 29, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Protect public health from tobacco company’s sneaky tactics: Expert consensus at workshop on FCTC Article 5.3

Tobacco is directly involved in the mass demise of public health; ethically no government official or policy maker should attend programs sponsored by tobacco companies (TC). But government officials and policy makers are often participating in TC programs. It is unethical and a clear violation of a binding international treaty - Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). A call was made to the Government, media & anti tobacco organizations to protect public health from these death…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on September 21, 2013 at 8:00 — No Comments

Tobacco companies should be punished for illegal advertising and promotion, speakers demanded at BATA roundtable on WNTD

Tobacco companies are placing illegal advertisements and promotions targeting children and youth despite this being a punishable offence under Bangladeshi law. Tobacco company propaganda directed through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaigns is also banned due to its negative influence on policy-makers and the public. Point-of-sale advertising and promotion is also banned. No tobacco company or shop owner is permitted to show any ads, signs or symbols representing tobacco. In…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on May 31, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

Call to formulate Regulations for newly amended TC Law

Call to formulate Regulations for newly amended
Tobacco Control Law…
Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on May 15, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

BATA greet to parliament for pass TC law

Greetings for enactment of Tobacco Control Law amendment bill

Call for law compliance

Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA) greeted Jatiya Sangsad for enactment of most desired Tobacco Control Law amendment bill. Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA), a platform of more than 700 organizations across country greeted government, media, mass people and Jatiya Sangsad from a demonstration organized at the premise of Teacher and Student Center (TSC) of University of…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on April 30, 2013 at 15:51 — No Comments

World Health Day: Control high blood pressure

Note before reading: This article were published at National English Daily named "Financial Express" on World Health Day, 7 April 2013. Link is http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/index.php?ref=MjBfMDRfMDdfMTNfMV85Ml8xNjU2NjM=. You can read also from below, Thanks, Aminul Islam Sujon…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on April 15, 2013 at 7:19 — No Comments

Mass awareness on Smoke free public place (DMP’s declaration on smoke free Pohela Boishak)

Mass awareness of Smoke free public places (DMP’s declaration on smoke free Pohela Boishak)

Pohela Boishak (first day of Bangla Year) is the largest festival for all Bangalies. This year the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) declared all festive areas smoke-free in Dhaka including Ramna Park (the most popular national event in Batomul is inside of this park), Sohrawardi Udyan, TSC, Shahbag etc. Millions of people visited these events. DMP’s smoke free declaration is a positive…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on April 15, 2013 at 7:00 — No Comments

Sports should be freed from smoking and Tobacco Ads

Sports should be freed from smoking and Tobacco Ads

 

Necessary steps should be taken to make sports, media of physical exercise and mental flourishing smoke-free as per tobacco…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on January 30, 2013 at 12:06 — No Comments

Call for law amendment in the current session of National parliament

Call for law amendment in the current session of National parliament

Anti-tobacco publications handed over to Parliament Members

 

Anti-tobacco publications on tobacco control activities and action plan for tobacco control law amendment was handed over to Parliament Members at Parliament Members Club today in the morning.

 

The publications were distributed as part of the regular tobacco control…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on January 28, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments

Jatya Party Supports Tobacco Control Law Amendment: Ershad

Jatya Party Supports Tobacco Control Law Amendment: Ershad

JP Chief vows to BATA Team

 

Smoking and tobacco use kills people; generates adverse impact on public health and economy. Jatya Party Chief and former President…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on January 24, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

Tobacco Control in Bangladesh published

Tobacco Control in Bangladesh published

Law amendment pass must be done at coming parliament: Speakers demanded

 

Tobacco use is cause of serious diseases and death, so that it needs to be controlled strongly to save people from tobacco related death. It is constitutional responsibility to the government and policy makers to amendment the tobacco control law as the draft is approved by cabinet division recently in a meeting…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on January 19, 2013 at 14:46 — No Comments

Enactment of Law amendment bill claimed in coming Parliament

Enactment of Law amendment bill claimed in coming Parliament

Increase of tobacco use is one of the reasons of increasing non-communicable diseases in low-income countries. Parliamentarians are to enact tobacco control law amendment bill sooner to control tobacco related non-communicable diseases like cancer, heart disease, and stroke. The demand was made from a demonstration program held in front of Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka today in the…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on January 9, 2013 at 0:35 — No Comments

GPO and its all offices declared smoke free today by minister_12-12-12

Note before read: Greetings. Today is 12-12-12. Triple twelve for this century. We have done a good initiative successfully as today minister for telecommunication, Ms Sahara Khatun declared all office of Bangladesh Post offices smoke free.…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on December 12, 2012 at 13:59 — No Comments

All infrastructures of NCC declared smoke-free

All infrastructures of NCC declared smoke-free

 

The Nagar Bhaban, local offices, offices of ward councilors and all offices of Narayangonj City Corporation have been declared smoke-free. Mayor of Narayangonj City Corporation Selina Hayat Ivy has given the declaration. The Mayor has given the declaration in replying the request by Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA).…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on December 1, 2012 at 9:11 — No Comments

tobacco cultivation vs food security, environment and public health

Tobacco cultivation vs food security, environment, public health and economy

Our forest and environment are going to damages for tobacco cultivation and also reduces crops land, which is a big threat for food security. Tobacco leaf curing periods need many trees, which is one of the main reason to reduces forestry in Bangladesh. Not only tobacco use, every process of tobacco is equally harmful for health. Specially it harms farmers health by many ways, which is reason to reduce…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on November 29, 2012 at 13:03 — No Comments

Ban on Tobacco Company’s sneaky CSR campaign demanded   Experts opined at workshop on Article 5.3   As tobacco is directly involved in mass demise, ethically no government official should attend Toba…

Ban on Tobacco Company’s sneaky CSR campaign demanded  

Experts opined at workshop on Article 5.3

 

As tobacco is directly involved in mass demise, ethically no government official should attend Tobacco Company’s programs.…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on October 12, 2012 at 2:10 — No Comments

Pictorial Health Warning thru’ Law Amendment in Bangladesh

State Minister of Health at NNTD-2012 discussion

Pictorial Health Warning thru’ Law Amendment

Currently 43% people use tobacco. Tobacco use is increasing due to

company’s advertisements and loopholes of tobacco control law. Tobacco

law is being amended…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on October 10, 2012 at 4:00 — No Comments

To obliged constitutional responsibility, need to amendment TC law soon

To obliged constitutional responsibility, need to amendment TC law soon

Speakers at a discussion by WBB and BATA

Using or consuming tobacco products is cause for serious diseases and death, so that it needs to control strongly to save people from tobacco related death. It is constitutional responsibility to the government and policy makers to amendment the tobacco control law as the draft is approved by cabinet division recently in a meeting presided by Prime…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on September 10, 2012 at 22:00 — No Comments

Govt moves to amend Tobacco Control Act

Although it takes much time to approve the draft law by the cabinet. Unless cabinet approval, the law will not go to the parliament for its passes as law. However, it is great initiatives as the block has been overcome. Last year, when the law supposes to discuss at cabinet meeting, it was cancelled from list of agenda by finance minister observance. We also know it that BAT’s influences were the behind of finance minister Mr. M A Muhit’s observation.  

I hope that government should…

Continue

Added by Aminul Islam on August 28, 2012 at 3:21 — No Comments

Language Settings

Members

© 2014   Created by NCD Action Network Team.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service