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On February 05 Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust & Bureau of Economic Research, University of Dhaka organized a seminar titled "Consultation Meeting on Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh" at CARS confereance hall, University of Dhaka. ...
of the main reasons for not increasing the price of tobacco products is tobacco industries’ tactics as well as ill- effort to influence on tax policy. Tobacco industry’s such kind of tricky effort is threat for public health and obstacle in achieving SDG goals in Bangladesh. Anti-tobacco activists expressed the above view in a human chain program titled ‘'Prevent tobacco industry's influence in tax policy' jointly organized by Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA) and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust on 28 ...
In Bangladesh, 59% of total deaths causes from non-communicable diseases. Smoking and tobacco consumption are responsible for about 40% NCDs. about 100,000 people die due to tobacco related causes. So, highest emphasis should give on tobacco control. Public health experts from the country urged the above opinion in a daylong ‘Conference on WHO MPOWER policy implementation’ held at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh on 16 May 2017. ...
On 23 April 2017 Institute of Health Economics of Dhaka University and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust jointly organized a seminar on “Importance of Increasing Tobacco Tax” at National Press Club. ...
Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA) nad Work for a Better Bangladesh trust jointly organized a human chain program demanding higher taxes and increase prices of all types of tobacco products on 6 March 2017 in front of National press club.  ...