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- REYKJAV═K ICELAND
The Red Ribbon is the organizations magazine and is published annually in a large edition. It is distributed free of charge to school┤s and to most official institutions and establishments.
A social councellor is available for appointments. Sigurlaug Hauksdˇttir our social councellor is at our community house on Wednesday┤s 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 school┤s and other groups that seek information on HIV/AIDS.. Our representative┤s 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..
The borad concists of 7 people. Chaiman is Birna Thordardottir. The board is elected at the general meeting in February each year.
Executive director is Jˇn Helgi GÝslason
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
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.