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 September, 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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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

EXHIBIT  
99.1 Press release dated September 30, 2019 – Afya Limited Announces Medical School Authorization – Bragança – 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: September 30, 2019

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

 

 

Afya Limited Announces Medical School Authorization - Bragança-PA

 

September 30, 2019 – Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA) today announced that the Secretary of Regulation and Supervision of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education (“MEC”) authorized the operation of the medical school in Bragança in the State of Pará.

 

The authorization contributed 50 medical seats to Afya, increasing Afya’s total medical school seats to 1,572.

 

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