The IT TAKES COURAGE Strategy Launch

Dear colleagues and friends, The African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO) is pleased to launch its latest initiative, IT TAKES COURAGE. HIV/AIDS-related stigma is a real and pervasive issue in African, Caribbean and Black communities—one that puts up walls between neighbours, sows seeds of fear among community members, and endangers precious lives. […]

New ACCHO-CanCURE Fact Sheet

ACCHO is pleased to announce the release of the fact sheet, Responding to Questions on HIV Cure Research in African, Caribbean and Black Communities. Finding a cure for HIV has been identified as a priority by many African, Caribbean and Black people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) in Ontario. However, there appears to be misinformation about what […]

ACCHO Launches “Our Voices: HIV, Race and the Criminal Law”

On Tuesday February 25, 2014, ACCHO launched Our Voices: HIV, Race and the Criminal Law at an event held in Toronto. Our Voices follows ACCHO’s 2010 report, Criminals and Victims? The Impact of the Criminailzation of HIV Non-disclosure on African, Caribbean and Black Communities in Ontario. Our Voices presents up-to-date information on the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure in both accessible and practical […]

Ontario HIV/AIDS Strategy for African, Caribbean and Black Communities 2013-2018

ACCHO is pleased to announce the launch of the new Ontario HIV/AIDS Strategy for African, Caribbean and Black Communities 2013-2018 (the ACB Strategy). It is the 2nd provincial strategy to respond to HIV/AIDS in Ontario’s African, Caribbean and Black communities. The ACB Strategy aims to guide a coordinated set of actions to address HIV issues within ACB communities in […]

ACCHO Strategic Plan to 2015

ACCHO is pleased to share its first strategic plan, which was developed involed consultations with a variety of stakeholders, including community members. The development of the plan was with the technical support of the Ontario Organizational Development Program, and financial support of the AIDS Bureau, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ontario). View the ACCHO Strategic […]

PHA SUMMIT 2008 THE ONTARIO AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS SUMMIT 2008

The African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO) will be hosting the first Ontario African and Caribbean People Living with HIV/AIDS (PHA) Summit at the Ramada Plaza Toronto (300 Jarvis Street) on November 28th and 29th, 2008. The Summit is organized by and for African, Caribbean and Black PHAs in Ontario.  The goal of the Summit is to […]

Ontario Black Gay men’s Summit Declaration

ACCHO will host the Ontario Black Gay Men’s Summit – Cultures of Sexuality and Black Men’s Health – on March 26-28, 2010 in Toronto at the Ramada Hotel (300 Jarvis Street).  The Summit is a free event for African, Caribbean, and Black gay and bisexual men, transmen and queer men from Ontario. The Summit program will feature […]

HIV/AIDS STIGMA FORUM

Addressing HIV Stigma and Discrimination Affecting African and Caribbean Communities in Toronto A Forum for Service Providers, Community Organizations and Policy Makers  Organized by: African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO) and Social, Behavioural and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Toronto  The purpose of the forum is to: present and discuss results of […]

HIV PREVENTION GUIDELINES AND MANUAL

HIV Prevention Guidelines and Manual for Service Providers working with African and Caribbean Communities in Canada  ACCHO, in partnership with Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre (WHIWH), has developed the first comprehensive and culturally appropriate HIV Prevention Guidelines and Manual: A Tool for Service Providers Serving African and African Caribbean Communities Living in […]