European Ostomy Association

Welcome on the website of the European Ostomy Association!

The European Ostomy Association (EOA) is a non-profit and a NGO (Non Governmental Organisation) for associations for ostomates all over Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. A total of 42 organizations belong to EOA. EOA is one of three regions organized in The International Ostomy Association (IOA).

Congress 2017

EOA Congress 2017

On 9th of February 2017 till the 11th of February 2017 the EOA-EC has had an extra meeting in London. This meeting was necessary due to the postponement of the EOA Congress 2017. During this meeting the EOA-EC decided to organize a new Congress in Denmark.

The venue will be at the Quality Hotel Høje, Taastrup, near Copenhagen.

The dates are from: Thursday the 5th of October 2017 till Sunday the 8th of October 2017.

Registration Form

Programme EOA Congress 2017

More information in President Message…

The great video created by Gerhard and Helga Englert:


Below you will find photos taken during the Congress by Helga Englert, Maria Hass, Kes Klare, Elżbieta Lesińska and Jon Thorkelsson.

Friday, October 6th — Presentations

Friday, October 6th — Exhibition and small talks

Saturday, October 7th — House of Delegates

Saturday, October 7th — Sightseeing & Gala Dinner


President Message

Dear EOA Members, dear friends, With pride and great joy I invite you all to our 15th EOA Congress, which will be from 5th October to 8th October 2017 in Høje Taastrup (near Copenhagen, Denmark). The EOA-EC, in co-operation with the organizing committee of the Danish Ostomy Association COPA, has prepared an interesting programme. COPA …