Addiction Management and Integrated Care (AMIC), the tobacco, drugs and HIV prevention institution of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM), is a widely acclaimed initiative in Bangladesh.
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January to march 2017

Home Ministry will extend support for implementing Tobacco Control Law
“Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) will play active role for implementing Tobacco Control Law” said honorable Home Minister Mr. Asaduzzaman Khan. MP, as Chief Guest in the training of authorized officers under Ministry of Home Affairs on implementation of Tobacco Control Law. The training was organized by Ministry of Home Affairs on 05th March 2017 in the conference room of MOHA with the support of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) & Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK). The program was chaired by Mr. Farid Uddin Ahmed Chowdhury, honorable Secretary Security Services Division of MOHA. He said that instruction letters will be circulated to the relevant departments for implementing the Law. read more}
Training Workshop held for Authorized Officer on Enforcement Guideline
On 28th March 2017, training was organized by National Tobacco Control Cell under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with the support of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) & Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) in the conference room of Bangladesh Medical Associationread more}
Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism will finalize the
Hospitality Sector Strategy
“Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism will finalize & adopt the hospitality sector strategy through incorporating the feedback from relevant stakeholders soon,” said honorable Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism (MOCAT) Mr. S M Golam Faruk on 12 February 2017read more}
Training workshop organized for relevant stakeholders on enforcement guideline
On 20th March 2017, National Tobacco Control Cell, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has organized a training workshop with relevant stakeholders on enforcement guideline of Tobacco Control Law with the support of Dhaka Ahsania Mission & CTFK at conference room of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) read more}
Workshop with Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) on Implementation tobacco control law in transport Sector heldDhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) and Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) have jointly organized a seminar on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Act in Public Transport Sector” on 02 February 2017 with the support from Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) read more}
Recovery Get-together in AMIC Jessore CenterAhsania Mission drug treatment and rehabilitation center, Jessore arranged a recovery get together program on 17 February 2017. The day long program was held with those clients who are still drug free after taking treatment from Jessore rehab center. The program was chaired by Md. Shirajul Islam, Inspector of Narcotics Department (Kha Circle) read more}
Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center’s Client Family Members meeting heldFemale Drug Treatment and Gazipur Drug Treatment Center jointly arranged a family meeting with the family members of clients in DAM own conference room in Dhaka on 4th February 2017. In the very beginning Addiction Professionals and Psychologist Dr. Akhtaruzzaman Selim welcomed everyone and given speech about the vital role of an addicted family members read more}
World Women’s Day celebration at Ahsania Mission Female Drug Treatment Center Ahsania Mission Female Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center celebrated world women’s day on 8 March 2017. The theme of the day was, “Be bold for change”. On the occasion the center was decorated colorfully by the clients and staff. The day was observed through discussion, cultural program and recitation. Center Manager Parveen Yasmin discussed about the significance of the day and the importance of day observation while Dr. Farah Diba discussed about the women health issue. After discussion meeting the clients took part in cultural program and recitation. The program was ended through taking delicious food.
Awareness Program on anemia organized
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Urban Primary Health Care Services Delivery Project DNCC PA-5 of Dhaka Ahsania Mission organized an anemia prevention awareness campaign in Phaidabad Government Primary School. Family Planning Coordinator Dr. Roksana Nasima, Field Supervisor Md. Alamin, Phaidabad Government Primary School Head Mistress Ms. Anoara Begum, Assistant Teacher Jahangir Alam, Aklima Sharker and Nilufa Yasmin were present as a speaker on that meeting. Causes of Anemia, problems and prevention related information were provided in the discussion meeting.

Celebration of World Tuberculosis is Day
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Dhaka Ahsania Mission observed World Tuberculosis Day 2017 on 24 March. The theme of the day was “Unite to End TB”. DAM participated in the national rally. The rally was started from national museum in Shahbag and ended in Doel Chattar. National TB Control Program line Director read more}

Training programs in Dhaka Ahsania Mission to increase the quality service of Addiction Professionals
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Dhaka Ahsania Mission has started training programs for doctors, counselors, managers and other professionals related to drug addiction treatment and rehabilitationread more}

Dhaka Ahsania Mission Representative Participate on TIA Training and Grantee Review workshop in Nepal
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From 8 March to 10 March 2017 three members of DAM tobacco control team attended TIA Training and Grantee Review Workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal. The workshop was organized by CTFK. In that workshop Mr Iqbal Masud, Head of Health Sector and Deputy Director of DAM and Mukhlesur Rahman, Assistant Director and Project Coordinator of Tobacco Control Program and Ms. Umme Jannat, Program officer participated.
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