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Rio de Janeiro -  O Inca e o Ministério da Saúde inauguram, no Hospital do Câncer II, o primeiro Centro de Diagnóstico do Câncer de Próstata da rede pública do Rio de Janeiro (Tânia Rêgo/Agência Brasil)

Cancer now among top causes of death among kids in Brazil

The three most common types of cancer among children and young people are leukemia, tumors in the central nervous system, and lymphomas.

FILE PHOTO: Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19

Brazil authorizes Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 and older

The expansion was approved, Anvisa stated, after studies were unveiled by laboratories indicating the safety and efficiency of the vaccine for this group. The research was carried out overseas and assessed by the Brazilian watchdog.

Recife – Alunos da Escola Municipal Abílio Gomes, na capital pernambucana, usam livros didáticos que podem ser proibidos pela Câmara de Vereadores (Sumaia Vilela / Agência Brasil)

Over 95% of Brazilian children go to school: Unicef

The United Nations Children’s Fund, Unicef, today (Nov. 12) launched a study showing the impacts of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Brazilian population.

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Six of every ten children in Brazil live in poverty

Six of every ten children in Brazil live in poverty, according to a study published today (Aug. 14) by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef).


US: 49 Brazilian children separated from parents

Forty-nine Brazilian children have been taken to shelters after being separated from their parents while illegally entering the US.