Whether a person is newly diagnosed or has been disconnected from treatment, loss to follow up (LTFU) for a period of time, it can be a very difficult and painful experience to access emotional support.Read more
We have created a user friendly registration interface that encourages and makes it inviting to volunteer to support someone who could use a friend. Willing to give discrete support to a person near you? Are you diagnosed HIV+ and needing someone to speak with away from places that are stigmatized? Click the registration button and choose the option that is right for you.Register
This site is designed to be a place to get the latest information, statistics and strategies on how to preserve and protect your health around the issue of HIV in South Africa. We also provide the latest updates on the I'm A Survivor (IMAS) tour, promotions and events. Register with us to be the first to know when a free concert event is coming to your area. IMAS is a movement for all South Africans regardless of health status as we all must be competent on issues surrounding HIV . There are additional opportunities for discrete connections for those who seek support in facing HIV. We look forward to your participation in this peoples movement to take control of our destiny as a nation of Survivors. I'm A Survivor / Be A Survivor
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The accompanying editorial and press release to recent PARTNER study findings spark concerns from the Prevention Access Campaign. July 26, 2016 • By Trenton Straube As the executive director and cofounder of Prevention Access Campaign (PAC), Bruce Richman focuses on getting the word out about the benefits of HIV treatment not only for people living … Continue reading Does Undetectable Mean Uninfectious? The Challenge of Explaining HIV Study ResultsRead More
IOL News Johannesburg – The South African government on Thursday started implementing the universal test and treat programme where every HIV positive person is put on treatment regardless of the CD4 cell count. Until Wednesday, HIV positive people with a CD4 cell count of less than 500 were put on treatment. The government believes … Continue reading SA’s bold new HIV programmeRead More
Health24.com During the five day countdown to the World Aids Conference, a young woman explained why she did not want to embarrass her grandmother with her HIV status. 21 JULY 2016 Tshidi is a 21 year-old student who has been living with HIV since she was diagnosed positive at the age of 17. She … Continue reading Why a young student needs to keep her HIV status a secretRead More
Diamond Life Impact Projects and Red Letter Entertainment are determined to bring you the hottest entertainers through the I’M A Survivor Tour. Be sure to register with us so that you will be alerted to the latest events as the schedule expands.
I’m A Survivor (IMAS) Campaign & Network Strategy Event,
November 23, 2015, 7:00 pm
Get the inside perspective on the tour and movement from our team members and affiliated artists and Ambassadors. In order to become a HIV free and competent nation we must begin a conversation which welcomes a variety of voices. We welcome South African voices and invite members of the public to establish blogs about their experiences and submit them for consideration through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hello South Africans and Global Citizens The I’m Survivor Campaign and Network Strategy (IMAS) began in 2011, through the establishment of an NGO called Diamond Life Impact projects, NPC. Our goal is to promote HIV competence for everyone. In order to achieve this goal we must recognise what has failed to work previously and innovate … Continue reading Our Mission: HIV Competence For Everyone