AIDS Committee of Western Newfoundland Inc.


The AIDS Committee of Western Newfoundland Inc. (ACWN) is a community-based, non-profit organization incorporated in 1992. ACWN goal is to raise HIV/AIDS awareness through health promotion and education in the Western Region.

  • To increase awareness in Western Newfoundland about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
  • To  attitude change regarding risky behavior to prevent unsafe activities.

  • To promote the prevention of transmission of HIV.

  • To provide support and advocacy for people affected by HIV and AIDS in Western  Newfoundland.

  • To encourage and support HIV and AIDS research.