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ACCHO Council
Council / Members

The ACCHO Council is made up of researchers, policy makers, services providers and community members from all across Ontario. The Council is structured to ensure that African, Caribbean and Black people drive the implementation of the Ontario HIV/AIDS Strategy for African, Caribbean and Black Communities 2013-2018 (the ACB Strategy). At least two thirds of the voting members on the ACCHO Council identify as African, Caribbean or Black

Current members of ACCHO (as of April 2015) include:

Abel Jean-Marie
African and Caribbean Health Network of Ottawa (ACHNO)

Alexander Asamoah
Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN)

Community member

Barbara Macpherson
Toronto Public Health

Dion Carter
Community member

Frank McGee / Joanne Lush
AIDS Bureau, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ontario)

Fanta Ongoïba (ACCHO Co-Chair)
Africans in Partnership Against AIDS (APAA)

Haoua Inoua
AIDS Committee of Ottawa (ACO)

Jasmine Thibault
Centre francophone de Toronto (CFT) 

Josephine Etowa
University of Ottawa

Keevan Robertson
Community member

Racquel Bremmer
AIDS Committee of Windsor (ACW)

Rita Lemick
Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

Shannon Thomas Ryan
Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP)

Trevor Gray (ACCHO Co-Chair)

Wangari Tharao
Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre (WHIWH)

Winnie Murombedzi
Positive Living Niagara 

Zhaida Uddin
Ottawa Public Health