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Public Education

The Public Education Committee focuses on the goals and objectives within the Take Heart Alaska Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Plan that target the production and dissemination of educational materials to the general public.

Developing a sense of urgency around risk reduction for heart disease and stroke prevention, the number two and four killers of Alaskans respectively, is critical. This committee proposes that public education be carried out in a systematic, culturally appropriate manner that is evaluated for effectiveness.