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MPs are committed to implement tobacco-free Bangladesh: Bangladesh Parliamentary Forum

MPs are committed to implement tobacco-free Bangladesh: Bangladesh Parliamentary Forum

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Every year, 67% of the country's total deaths are due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mainly due to the use of tobacco products. Realizing this harmful effect of tobacco, Hon'ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced to make Bangladesh tobacco free by 2040. ‘Bangladesh Parliamentary Forum for Health and Wellbeing’ is a forum related to public health formed by members of parliament, working to achieve tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040 as the Prime Minister declared. The forum wants to work at all levels to achieve the national goal. These issues came up during a discussion meeting with the journalists on April 2, Saturday at the Nasrul Hamid Auditorium of Dhaka Reporters' Unity (DRU) on 'Tobacco Control Activities to Achieve a Tobacco-Free Bangladesh by 2040'. Former State...