Essential Services Campaign
SPEAKERS AT THE HUMAN CHAIN OF INTERNATIONAL POVERTY ERADICATION DAY ON OCTOBER 18, 2010
Create decent and sustainable working opportunities and appropriate wage distribution for the poor ensuring education-health-shelter rights The International Poverty Eradication day was observed on 18 October, 2010 with a call for everyone to be aware to create decent employment opportunities to eradicate poverty. To observe the day, SUPRO organized a human chain and cultural program in front of National Museum, Shahbagh, Dhaka. The speakers at the human chain demanded for creation of permanent and
decent employment opportunities for the poor and to ensure education,
healt h, shelter, work and just wage for the poor to eradicate poverty.
They also emphasized implementation of independent policy and programs
on agriculture, education
SPEAKERS AT THE HUMAN CHAIN ON WORLD FOOD DAY, OCTOBER 16, 2010
Ensure Sufficient Food Storage to Mitigate Food Crisis and Establish Cooperative with the Marginal Farmers and Sharecroppers
Highlighting the slogan to unite people against hunger and poverty to ensure food sovereignty, the World Food Day 2010 has been observed with full enthusiasm and great exertion. SUPRO observed the
day through a Human Chain and Cultural Program in front of National
Museum, Sahbag, Dhaka on October 16, 2010. Moreover, SUPRO as a network
of grassroots NGOs has celebrated the day together with district
committee at 45 districts throughout the country Speakers of the Human Chain demanded to ensure sufficient food storage
to the government and ensure appropriate price of agricultural products
and availability of equipments to mitigate food crisis
Speakers demand on Asian Day of Action May 04, 2010
Stop Privatization of Essential Services and Natural Resources
To observe the Asian Day of Action against the privatization of essential services and natural resources on May 04, 2010, Sushashoner Jonno Procharavijan-SUPRO organized a human chain in front of National Press Club Dhaka. From the human chain, speakers strongly demanded to ensure effectiveness of public rights of essential services including water & power, education & health and called for boycotting the loan-support from World Bank, IMFs and ADB.
They demanded to keep the essential services out of the service related agreement GATS- imposed by World Trade Organization (WTO).
Health Day 09
SUPRO Observed World Health Day 2009
Ensure Health for All. In the name of Users Fee, Stop
Commercialization and Privatization in Health Sector
State must take responsibility of people's health. Stop
Commercialization and Privatization in Health Sector in the name of ‘User Fees’.
The draft Health Policy 2009 should be finalized focusing on people’s rights,
not for profit motive.
Raising these demands, SUPRO observed World Health Day 2009
on 7 April 2009 in 35
districts of Bangladesh
and in Dhaka. Hundreds of people from various stake of
the society enthusiastically took part in the rally and cultural event of SUPRO
on World Health Day. In Dhaka, SUPRO organized a human
chain in front of NationalMuseum,
Shahbag, Dhaka. Dhaka campaign
group of SUPRO performed a street theater highlighting the problems of public
health care system in Bangladesh
World Health Day on 7th April 2008
Commercialization and Privatization in Health Sector”
secretariat observed the World Health Day 2008 on 7 April 2008 at south plaza
of National Parliament building in
a very festive mood. Hundreds of people from various stake of the society
enthusiastically took part in the rally and cultural event.
The slogan of the day was “Protecting Health from Climate Change”. In
line with this slogan SUPRO came up with its own slogan as Stop
Commercialization in Health Sector, Protecting Health from Climate Change.
To sensitize the mass people, SUPRO organized discussion and rally in 35
districts of Bangladesh
. People of these districts submitted memorandum to the district commissioner
after observing the day nationwide.
Speakers attended to the human chain said quoting the IPCC, “There is
new and stronger evidence that most of the warming observed over the last 50
years is attributable to human activities.” They also said that the global
average temperature will increase by several degrees of centigrade during this