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Health Ministry’s TC Law Strengthening Initiative a Time-Fitting Step: Anti-Tobacco Leaders

Health Ministry’s TC Law Strengthening Initiative a Time-Fitting Step: Anti-Tobacco Leaders

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21 Anti-Tobacco organizations have expressed their appreciation of the latest initiative by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to strengthen the country's Tobacco Control (TC) law through an amendment. The amendment initiative has come with a view to addressing a number of high-priority policy commitments that include implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ensuring compliance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) by the World Health Organization (WHO), and building a tobacco-free Bangladesh as envisioned by the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The amendment initiative has already completed a number of vital steps, such as preparing the draft amendment, releasing the draft amendment on the website, and collecting opinions from stakehol...