Um samtцkin almennt Ъtbreiрsla hйrlendis Smitleiрir & skilgreining HIV Forvarnir Smituppgцtvun Lyfjalisti
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Here below is an English summary from the website of THE AIDS ORGANIZATION OF ICELAND

ESTABLISHMENT & GOAL    

The AIDS Organization of Iceland was established on the 5th of December 1988. The main goal was to offer support to people with HIV/AIDS and to increase knowledge and understanding about HIV/

OPENING HOURS & LOCATION  

The office is open mon.-thu. 12.00-16.00 hours.  The office and community centre are located at HVERFISGATA 69, 101- REYKJAVНK ICELAND

PUBLICATION

The Red Ribbon is the organizations magazine and is published annually in a large edition. It is distributed free of charge to schoolґs and to most official institutions and establishments.

SOCIAL COUNCELLING        

 A social councellor is available for appointments. Sigurlaug Hauksdуttir our social councellor is at our community house on Wednesdayґs from 14.00-16.00 hours. every week except on holidays. It is advised to make an appointment at our office in beforehand by calling 552-8586.

EDUCATION  &  PREVENTIVE WORK    

The organization offers education and preventive work to schoolґs and other groups that seek information on HIV/AIDS.. Our representativeґs are HIV positive and therefore have first hand experience on the matter.. In their lectures they address the issues of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Main lecturer is Ingi Rafn Hauksson..

BOARD  

The borad concists of 7 people. Chaiman is Birna Thordardottir. The board is elected  at the general meeting in February each year.

MANAGEMENT

Executive director is Jуn Helgi Gнslason    

MEMBERSHIP & DONATIONS   

Membership fee is 2.200  Icelandic crowns per year.

It is possible to make a contribution to the cause. The bank accout is; 0517-26-203485 

DIVERSE   INFORMATION

Members are around 300. all thouse interested can become members, The Red Ribbon badge (metal) is available at the office at 500-  per piece. Group counceling and self- help groups meet at the community house, they meet mostly over the winter months. AA meetings are bi- weekly. For further information call the office.

 

 

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