January-March 2019

Memorandum of Understanding has been Signed for Tobacco-free Savar City
As a part of Dhaka Ahasania Mission’s own initiative to build “Tobacco Free Savar City”, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Haji Md. Abdul Gani, Honorable Mayor of Savar Municipality and Mr. Iqbal Masud, Head of DAM Health Sector on 21 January 2019. read more}
Meena Bazaar Fined Tk. 100,000 (One lac) for Violating the TC Law Again
A mobile court had been operated in Dhaka North City Corporation, Zone 5 on 26 February 2019, where chain shop (Meena Bazar) at Mohammadpur Housing Area was fined Tk, 100,000 by the zonal Executive Magistrate (Deputy Secretary) Mr Mir Nahid Ahsan. read more}
Regular Mobile Court will Run on Road Transport – BRTA
BRTA Chairman (Additional Secretary) Mr Moshiur Rahman declared that BRTA will operate regular mobile courts for the execution of Tobacco Control Law. He was addressing as Chief Guest in a meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Public Transport”, where former Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Mr Mohammad Ruhul Kuddus, and Grants Manager of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Mr Abdus Salam Miah were present as Honorable Guests. read more}

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco-free Hospitality Sector Strategy

Orientation on “Implementation of Tobacco-free Hospitality Sector Strategy” was held on 31 March 2019, by DAM and Association for Community Development (ACD) at Nankhing Darbar Hall, Rajshahi. Supported by Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK), the event was honored by the Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi, Mr SM Abdul Kader as Chief Guest, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Mr Abu Hayat Rahmatullah
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Training for Addiction Professionals

A seven-day long training was held for the third batch of addiction professionals by Dhaka Ahsania Mission from 09-16 March 2019 on “Physiology and Pharmacology for Addiction Professionals” and “Treatment for Substance Use Disorders – The Continuum of Care for Addiction Professionals”. read more}
Providing Material Support beyond the Project Activities

Head of DAM Health sector, Mr Iqbal Masud handing over the sewing machine
Industrial sewing machine was distributed to a released prisoner to ensure sustainable rehabilitation from DAM ZAKAT fund on 23 January 2019. He has received a six-month long “Garments Machine Operator” training from Access to Justice through Prison and Justice Reform (AJPJR) project after his bail from Dhaka Central Jail.
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Vitamin A+ Campaign at Cumilla City Corporation
UPHCSDP, CoCC, PA-1 of DAM took part in national vitamin A+ campaign on 2 February, 2019 at Cumilla City Corporation, where 3,826 children aged 6-11 months were provided with blue capsules, and 21,453 children were provided with red capsules.read more}
NGO Fair 2019 Held at Cumilla
DAM’s Urban Primary Health Care Delivery Projects, CoCC, PA-1, Comilla participated in a three day-long NGO fair at Cumilla Town Hall Moidan. Honorable MP Mr AKM Bahauddin inaugurated the fair where 55 stalls were set up by different NGOs and beneficiary organizations. read more}

Recovery Get Together Held at Jashore and Gazipur
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Ahsania Mission Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center, Jashore organized a recovery get together on 24 February 2019. Mr Moniruzzaman, Project manager, DAM Health Sector presided the meeting where the Health and Education Officer of Jashore Civil Surgeon Office Mr Md Gias Uddin was Chief Guest.read more}


Celebration of International Women’s Day
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“Think equal, build smart, and innovate for change” was the slogan for International Women’s Day 2019. Ahsania Mission Female Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center organized human chain rally and discussion meeting with cultural show on the occasion on 8 March 2019. read more}


World Tuberculosis Day 2019 Observed
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World Tuberculosis Day was observed on 24 March 2019 throughout the country, with the theme “It’s time – puts the accent, Tuberculosis free Bangladesh”. A rally was organized starting from the National Museum of Shahbag.read more}


Inauguration of Health and Nutrition Services through Voucher Card Distribution
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Health and Nutrition Voucher Scheme for the Poor, Extreme Poor and Socially Excluded People (PEPSEP) Project, DAM signed MoU with 31 (10 January’19 in Satkhira with 20 and 13 January’19 in Savar with11) private hospitals/clinic or diagnostic centers under the guidance of local level working committee to ensure Essential Service Delivery Package (ESP) to the health service seekers in the project area.read more}

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