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University of Kansas, Peace Corps partner to combat HIV in Africa

August 28, 2016

The University of Kansas announced it is partnering with the Peace Corps to provide a custom, web-based resource known as The Community Tool Box to staff and volunteers in Africa who are working to increase health and development and combat HIV/AIDS, according to a press release.

The Community Tool Box first launched at the university in the 1990s as a free online resource delivering evidence-based guidance in best practices for community building. Christina Holt, associate director for Community Tool Box Services at KU Work Group, department of applied behavioral science, Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, and colleagues trained Peace Corps staff, who piloted their own Peace Corps Community Tool Box training, with 36 Peace Corps volunteers and staff working in 13 countries in Africa most affected by HIV/AIDS.

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