Facts about HIV/AIDS

Facts about HIV/AIDSThe pamphlet Facts about HIV and AIDS is available in five languages in addition to Icelandic: English, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Kroatian and Thai.

The printed versions of the pamphlets are available at the Directorate of Health, Baronsstig 47, 101 Reykjavik, tel. 510 1900, e-mail: mottaka@landlaeknir.is.

They can also be obtained at the Intercultural Center in Reykjavik, the Multicultural and Information Centre in Ísafjörður and the Intercultural Centre in Akureyri.

For statisical information in English on this web site on HIV/AIDS in Iceland see: statistics for HIV/AIDS

Please note: Address information in the pamphlet Facts about HIV and AIDS on places where you can be tested for antibodies has been changed in some instances.


At present these places are:

  • Health care centres in Iceland
  • A-1, Department for skin disease and sexually transmittted diseases, Landspitali (LSH) Fossvogur, 108 Reykjavík, tel: 5436050. Opening hours: 8:15–15:45 pm weekdays (by appointment).
  • A-3. Outpatient ward for infectious diseases, Landspitali (LSH) Fossvogur, 108 Reykjavik, tel: 5436040. Opening hours: 8:00–16:00 on weekdays (by appointment).
  • The Central GPs' On-call Service, Smáratorg 1, 200 Kópavogur, tel: 1770. Opening hours: 17:00–23:30 on weekdays; 9:00–23:30 on weekends and public holidays.




Last updated 21.11.2016