Sensitization meeting with urban primary health care held

sensetization (502 x 350)A Sensitization meeting with officials of Urban Primary Health Care settings of DNCC arranged on 14th May 2014 at the Conference Room, Nari Maitree Project Office Mogbazar. The chief guest of the meeting was Brig Gen AKM Masood Ahsan, chief health officer of Dhaka North city Corporation. The meeting was chaired by Masuda Begum, Project Manager, Nari Maitree. Special guest of the meeting was Dr. Mahmuda Ali Program Officer UPHCSDP, PIU, DNCC and Eva Naznin, program manager of Campaign for tobacco free kids (CTFK). In his speech chief health officer of DNCC said that “we have to utilize the city corporation facilities and manpower to prevent the violation of law, deliver the message of harmful effects of tobacco to the people. Already DNCC initiated some steps for implementing the smoke free guide line that adopted last year and it will be proceed.” In the open discussion session all participants agreed that they will incorporate one session in their regular session curriculum with anti-tobacco message and current TC law. Dhaka Ahsania Mission and Dhaka North City Corporation jointly organized the meeting. In the meeting participant from different health care settings of city corporation attended including physicians, paramedics, counselors.