Line One: Tuberculosis and Public Health in Alaska

In the early 20th century, tuberculosis destroyed entire villages across Alaska. Hundreds of years later, tuberculosis continues to re-emerge in rural Alaska proving to be an increasingly resistant disease in the 21st century. Dr. Bob Fraser is a former tuberculosis control officer and past director of the Alaska Division of Public Health. He recounts the history of public health and tuberculosis in Alaska on this week’s Line One: Your Health Connection.

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  • Dr. Thad Woodard, Anchorage pediatrician


  • Bob Fraser, MD, past director Alaska Division of Public Health and TB control officer

LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, September 20, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEAT BROADCAST: Monday, September 20, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.


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