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Sustainable funding is required to ensure overall tobacco control in the country.  A delegation of anti-tobacco activists urged this to State Minister of Finance while meeting with him on 8 May 2016 at Agargoan. Activists said that due to tobacco uses, unhealthy food habit and lack of physical activity, non communicable diseases (heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes) are increasing rapidly in the South Asian countries. ...
ensure sustainable development of the health sector and to control harmful products like tobacco, a Health Promotion Foundation should be establish giving priority on prevention system. To protect people from the harmful effects of tobacco, instructions will provide on behalf of the NGO Affairs Bureau to install smoke free sign in each NGO office. Speakers gave their opinion in a view exchange meeting which is jointly organized by NGO affairs bureau and WBB Trust on 29th December 2015 at conference room ...
WBB team met with Meher Afroze Chumki, MP, on 5th november 2015 about establish Health Promotion foundation by 1% surcharge on tobacco product. ...
At 17th september 2015 a team of WBB trust met with Md. Ruhul Kuddus, Coordinator, National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC). He assures that he'll also take necessary initiative on establishing Health Promotion Foundation individually. ...
preventive measure is one of the effective ways of reducing health cost. Health promotion foundation can be a legal stand which will take ahead the initiative to ensure and strengthen the disease prevention measures. Unhealthy diet, tobacco consumption, indiscipline lifestyle is responsible for non-communicable diseases. Parliament Members committed to continue support to establish a Health Promotion Foundation for NCDs and Tobacco Control. During a view exchange meeting held at IPD conference hall of Bangladesh Parliament on 14 September 2015, parliament ...