Issue 3: January 2016

Dhaka Declaration on Sustainable Development Goal Action in South Asia
South Asian Speakers’ Summit on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal was held on 30-31 January’2016 in Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Summit was convened and organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) read more}

Distribution of No Smoking Signage, copy of TC law and letter issued by DNCC
DAM Tobacco control Team have distributed the no smoking signage copy of Tobacco control Law and earlier issued letterread more}

Mobile court operation at Gulshan and Banani Area
On 12 January 2016, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has operated a mobile court in public places (like-hotel, restaurants, shops, points of sell etc.) read more}

Letter issued by DSCC for keeping the public places smoke free
The Executive Magistrate of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has issued a letter ( copy to honorable Mayor of DSCC, Secretary, Ministry of Local Govt, Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate of Dhaka ) read more}

DAM initiative to develop enforcement hand book
DAM has taken initiative to develop enforcement hand book for Authorized Officer as per Tobacco Control Law with the support of CTFK. DAM Deputy Director & Head, Health Sector and Assistant Director (AMIC) set on a meeting with read more}
Review and planning workshop of DAM, at Kuakata
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DAM organized review and planning workshop from 16-20 January’2016 at Beach Haven, Kuakata. New sector strategy plan on Education, Health, Economic Development, TVET, WATSAN, Agriculture, Rights & Governance and Climate Change & DRR was presentenced, reviewed and further developedread more}

Approval of info graphics and flyer by the IEC committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
DAM finalizes the info graphs of 11 public places incorporating the recommendations /feedback from CTFK and field test. DAM also developed (text & design) of one flyer. The flyers is for public places, public transports, hotels and restaurants. Afterwards DAM sent these info graphs and flyer to NTCC and Ministry of Health and Family welfare for kind approval from govt. end and widely circulated. On13.1.2016 IEC committee of Health and Family Welfare Ministry approved the info graphs and flyer. Now Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will take lead role to circulate the info graphs and flyer widely.
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