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Parliamentarians Leading Anti-Tobacco activities in Bangladesh

Parliamentarians Leading Anti-Tobacco activities in Bangladesh

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67 percent of the country's total deaths each year are caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs), one of which is the use of tobacco and products. Realizing the dangers of tobacco, HPM Sheikh Hasina announced to make Bangladesh tobacco-free by 2040. 'Bangladesh Parliamentary Forum for Health and Wellbeing (BPFHW)' was formed with the participation of parliamentarians; working on amending the existing Smoking and Use of Tobacco Products (Control) law to achieve tobacco-free Bangladesh announced by the PM. Parliamentarians of Bangladeshi are leading countries' anti-tobacco activities. They will engage themselves in such initiatives in the future too. Speakers said from a press conference titled 'Tobacco Control Law Amendment for Achieving Tobacco-Free Bangladesh by 2040', organized on Sa...