Swedish ILCO

The Swedish Ostomy Association ILCO, was founded in 1965 and has approximately 5000 members.
We have 21 county associations.
The Swedish ILCO is a member of the Cancer Union of Sweden and also the Disable Persons Union, HSO.


  • We started with children camps in 1980 and still we have camps every summer for children in age from 10 to 18 years.
  • We have for many years had activities for families who have children with a stoma.
    We have a camp for the hole family every spring.
  • Support for parents is also one of our objectives

  • We have also a project for young people with problems in the intestinal canal what we call the IBD-project, Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

  • Swedish ILCO have started a twinning project with ILCO Zimbabwe.
    They started an ostomy organisation in january 2010 and we give them our support.


Contact: info@ilco.nu

Website: www.ilco.nu