Dhaka North City Corporation and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is implementing a three-month-long pilot project, where a database of 100 street food vendor will be created from Vashani Road (Blocks A and B), Mirpur of ward number 5 of Dhaka North City Corporation, and the selected vendors will receive a training on food safety and hygiene. To implement the pilot successfully, a virtual discussion was held by WBB Trust on 23 August 2021 at 11.00 AM on street food vending. Brig. Gen. Md. Zobaidur Rahman, Chief Health Officer of Dhaka North City Corporation, graced the event as the Chief Guest. Speakers at this discussion opined that a vendor management policy is essential to solve these problems and create an income source for City Corporation.Read more ..
In order to build a tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040, it is important to launch a National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) this year to ensure greater participation of non-governmental organizations and youth and to strictly control tobacco companies. Country's public health experts stated this issue at a webinar titled 'Necessity of National Tobacco Control Program' to build a tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040 at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 8, 2021.Read more ..