Founded in 2009, Américas Amigas is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and a Human Rights Organization.
Its mission is to promote, in the national territory, the decrease of breast cancer mortality for the population in socially vulnerable situations through awareness, information and access to detection and early diagnosis of the disease.
By contributing to Américas Amigas, you help low-income women throughout Brazil prevent and fight breast cancer.
An American Model of Assistance, Patient Navigation was introduced in Brazil in the early 2010s and has been increasingly employed by third sector organizations, especially those focused on oncology.
A study by the Brazilian Association of Diagnostic Medicine, indicates a 46.4% drop in the number of mammograms performed between March and August 2020, when compared to the same period in 2019 (Abramed, 2020).