UNITED STATES 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of August, 2019 

 

Commission File Number: 001-38992

 

Afya Limited

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Alameda Oscar Niemeyer, No. 119, Sala 504

Vila da Serra, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais

Brazil

+55 (31) 3515 7550

(Address of principal executive office)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

 

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  Form 40-F  

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

EXHIBIT  
99.1 Press release dated August 27, 2019 – Afya Limited Announces “Mais Medicos” Medical School Authorization - Abaetetuba-PA

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

    Afya Limited
     
     
      By: /s/ Virgilio Deloy Capobianco Gibbon
        Name: Virgilio Deloy Capobianco Gibbon
        Title: Chief Executive Officer

Date: August 27, 2019

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

 

Afya Limited Announces “Mais Medicos” Medical School Authorization - Abaetetuba-PA

 

August 27, 2019 – Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA) today announced that it has obtained the authorization from the Secretary of Regulation and Supervision of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education (“MEC”) to operate the “Mais Medicos” medical school in Abaetutuba, in the State of Pará.

 

The school contributes approximately 50 medical school seats to Afya, increasing Afya’s total medical school seats to 1,522.

 

About Afya

 

Afya is a leading medical education group in Brazil based on number of medical school seats, delivering an end-to-end physician-centric ecosystem that serves and empowers students to be lifelong medical learners from the moment they join us as medical students through their medical residency preparation, graduation program, and continuing medical education activities.

 

Contact: Investor Relations: ir@afya.com.br