Legal advice

People with HIV/AIDS and their families, counsellors, employers, doctors  and other interested parties can contact the advice service of Swiss AIDS Federation by phone or in writing with any legal questions directly related to HIV/AIDS.

The legal information office answers questions on:

  • social security legislation
  • social welfare law
  • private insurance schemes
  • employment law
  • data protection legislation
  • patients’ rights
  • entry requirements
  • criminal liability

We clarify issues, inform, advise and mediate. We also help you write applications, requests, appeals and complaints. If necessary, we put people in contact with competent lawyers whom we trust.

Your enquiries will be dealt with in strict confidentiality. Our service is free of charge.

Our team are available to provide advice at the following times:

Tuesday, 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 and 2.00 – 4.00 p.m.
Thursday, 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 and 2.00 – 4.00 p.m.

Telephone 044 447 11 11
Fax 044 447 11 12 
E-mail: recht@aids.ch

Postal address: Aids-Hilfe Schweiz, Postfach 1118, 8031 Zürich
For personal advice on all issues concerning HIV and Aids, please contact a regional AIDS centre.

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