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"Health Development Surcharge Management Policy" has been passed giving emphasis on public health. Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance sincerely thanked Prime Minister for passing the policy. ...
Since 2011 BATA observed its foundation day 9 October as ‘National No Tobacco Day’.  This year the theme of the day was “Adopt National Tobacco Control Program with the money earned from surcharge”. Every year BATA honored a person or organization who has significant contribution in tobacco control as well as overall public health development. This year, National Professor Brigadier (Rtd.) Abdul Malik, Founder and President of National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh have been honored with anti-tobacco award 2017. ...
On 12 September, 2017 Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust organized a seminar titled on “Challenges of sustainable tobacco control in Bangladesh and necessary actions” at Nationap Press Club. In Bangladesh, about 43.3% adults use tobacco. Major efforts should be taken to keep this huge population free from the terrible effects of tobacco. Speakers expressed this in the seminar. ...
Using tobacco surcharge in tobacco control as well as prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases is necessary. By this, it will be possible to strengthen tobacco control and disease prevention. For this finalization of processed surcharge management policy is necessary. This is sought in view exchange meeting organized by National Anti-Tuberculosis Association of Bangladesh and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust today 16 April, 2017 at NATAB meeting room. ...
Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance sought strategic plan of action for tobacco control. In a human chain program held in front of national press club on 11 April 2017, they expressed the urge. ‘In spite of various tactics of crafty tobacco companies, Bangladesh gained positive success in tobacco control. ...