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We are happy to share that Américas Amigas has received the NGO Verified Seal!

This certification is a seal of approval that proves our suitability and compliance with legal requirements, as well as certifying that the social organization's records and accounts are in order.
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Get to know the main UN Sustainable Development Goals

The UN and its partners in Brazil are working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, learn about the points that Américas Amigas supports.
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Américas Amigas turns 15!

It has been a journey marked by a lot of learning and an ever stronger desire to spread information and awareness about breast cancer, and to promote access to detection and diagnosis of the disease for the socially vulnerable population.
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JR Business: CEO of NGO Américas Amigas talks about work to combat breast cancer

The institution works to reduce mortality from the disease throughout Brazil.
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Américas Amigas is an institutional supporter of the II Forum on Cancer Prevention in Latin America and the Caribbean

The event will take place on April 8 and 9 in a hybrid format and has the institutional support of Américas Amigas.
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We're among the best for the second year running

Américas Amigas receives the Best NGOs 2023 award, the most important award recognizing the work and social impact of NGOs in Brazil.
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Glenda Kozlowski calls attention to Pink October: "We need to take care of ourselves"

Glenda Kozlowski emphasized the importance of early diagnosis for successful treatment of breast cancer, highlighting the Américas Amigas campaign.
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Américas Amigas action in Pink October 2023

Started at the end of September 2023, the Mobile Unit's journey in the state of São Paulo lasted until the first half of December.
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Women Friends Action - Women's Month 2023

The Women Friends Month 2023 action lasted 10 days, starting on March 8, International Women's Day, and ending on March 19.
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Take care of yourself

The path to healing is lighter with the support of those we love

Insecurity, suffering, fear and uncertainty are some of the feelings that may go through the mind of a person who receives a diagnosis of cancer. In this scenario, the presence of a companion to provide support may be the key to accelerate the process until the cure.
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Can breast implants cause breast cancer?

Recently a possible association has been identified between the popularly known breast implants and the development of a very rare type of lymphoma, called anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
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What is the right age to start having a mammogram?

According to the Ministry of Health's INCA (National Cancer Institute), women should start to have mammograms from age 50 and every 2 years
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