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Ministries concerned need to have a clear plan for tobacco control

If the concerned ministries have their own plans to build a tobacco free Bangladesh, it is possible to achieve the desired goal by 2040 as per the conviction of Hon'ble Prime Minister. The WBB Trust filed RTIs under the Right to Information Act with various ministries for the purpose of collecting information as part of conducting research activities in 2021-22 on "what kind of plans a ministry has in tobacco control". The research paper, prepared in the light of the information received from the Ministries, was published today, April 26, 2022, at 11 am in a meeting titled 'Current Context and Needs in Tobacco Control', a joint venture of 'Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance' and 'Work for a Better Bangladesh' (WBB) Trust. .

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Campaign to Increase Awareness Among Motor Vehicle Drivers to Avoid Unnecessary Honking

On March 27, 2022, at 11.00 am at Shahbagh, an awareness campaign was organized jointly by Save the Environment Movement (POBA), Rayer Bazar High School, Dhaka Ideal Cadet School, Life Serve Bangladesh, The Institute of Wellbeing Bangladesh (IWB), Carfree Cities Alliance Bangladesh on “Avoid Unnecessary Honking to Protect Hearing and Public Health” and speakers opined such in the campaign. Flowers and leaflets were distributed among the motor vehicle drivers from the camping to motivate them to avoid unnecessary honking.

 

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Increase of Traffic Congestion and Private Cars in Dhaka through Planning against Public Interest: A solution
Maruf Hossain, National Advocacy Officer, WBB Trust
26th November, 2013
Ecosan, the new paradigm
Ziaur Rahman, Project Officer,WBB Trust
4th October, 2013