Dhaka Ahsania Mission receives Tobacco Control Award’2018 in institutional catagory for outstanding contribution in tobacco control. National Anti Tobacco Platform lead by Polly Korma Shahayak Foundation (PKSF) given this award today (24.05.2018) in an award giving ceremony organized by PKSF at it’s Auditorium. In the award giving ceremony Honorable State Minister Mr. Zahid Malik, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was present as Chief Guest while National Professor and Founder & Chairman of Brigadier ( Rtd) Abdul Malik was present as Special Guest. Chairman of PKSF Dr. Qazi Khaliquzzaman Ahmed Chaired the Program. Managing Director of PKSF Mr. Md. Abdul Karim delivered the welcome speech. Coordinator, National Anti Tobacco Platform, Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman discussed the Platform activities in brief. Among other representatives from different anti tobacco organizations, NGOs, Journalists, Head of DAM Health Sector Mr. Iqbal Masud and DAM Tobacco control team members were presents in the award giving ceremony.
The honorable Chief Guest State Minister Mr. Zahid Malik, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare handed over the award (crest and cheque) to the Executive Director of Dhaka Ahsania Mission.
In the Research/ Publication category Dr. Mostafa Zaman, National Professional, World Health Organization receives the award.
It may be mentioned here that Dhaka Ahsania Mission implementing the Tobacco control activities since 1990 and play an important role in tobacco control in Bangladeh.