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Development should be Compatible with Public Health and Environment Expert opinion at Workshop on ‘Non-communicable Diseases and Tobacco Control’

Divisional workshop organized at HRDC centre of Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust on 16 June 2015. Professor Dr. Bodiul Alam Mozumdar, Secretary, Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik; Abu Naser Khan, well known environmentalist and Chairman, Poribesh Bachao Andolon (POBA); Amin ul Ahsan, former coordinator, National Tobacco Control Cell and Gaous Pearee, Director (Admin), Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust were present as speakers on closing ceremony of the workshop. The program was moderated by Aminul Islam Sujon, Executive Editor, and newsletter of Bangladesh Anti Tobacco Alliance (BATA).

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Experts opine to ban advertisement of Fast food, Junk food and Soft Drinks to prevent non-communicable disease on a daylong workshop

Consumption of fast food, junk food and soft drinks; and unplanned urbanization are increasing the number of patients suffering from fatal non-communicable diseases (NCDs). To lessen the number of death from NCDs, it is necessary to ban advertisement of fast food, junk food and soft drinks. Speakers expressed the above mentioned view on a workshop about “NCD and Tobacco Control”. The workshop was organized at Koiborto Conference Room of Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust, on 14 June 2015. Saifuddin Ahmed, coordinator of Bangladesh Anti Tobacco Alliance (BATA), chaired the workshop and Professor Dr. Habibullah Talukder Raskin and Advocate Syed Mahbubul Alam, Technical Consultant, The Union were the speakers. The program was moderated by Syeda Anonna Rahman, National Advocacy Officer, Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust.

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When nature calls
Aminul Islam Sujon
24th November, 2014
Review of law and policy to protect water bodies in Bangladesh
Syed Mahbubul Alam
28th September, 2014