Gabriela Lavalle is a well-known actress and a singer born in Argentine. She is an ostomate since 9 years. As a public person she wants to publish her personal history to raise awareness, to do something against the still lasting taboos and to show that ostomates are able to live an active life (she has also written a book).
We liked the icelandic poster concerning ostomy swimming in the public swimming pools. We asked Jón Thorkelsson for the permissin to use this poster in our country and we got it.
die Tschechische ILCO feiert in diesem Jahr den 25. Jahrestag ihrer Tätigkeit. Nicht nur zu diesem Jubiläum, sondern auch zum 9. Welttag der Stomaträger (WOD 2018) organisierte die Tschechische ILCO in Zusammenarbeit mit der Gesellschaft ConvaTec eine große Radtour unter dem Motto “von Grenze zu Grenze” durch die gesamte Tschechische Republik. Continue reading “Czechia 2018 – Bike ride”
Two big events the 25th anniversary of the Moscow city ostomy patients’ rehabilitation service and the 25th anniversary of the ostomy patients’ association ASTOM were celebrated at the conference that was held on the 6th of April at the Moskvitch Centre, Moscow.
We ancourage to watch the movie – a documentary that follows Parul Mistry’s personal journey, revealing to her best friend her 33 year old secret; her Ostomy.
I would like to share a great news. Our ostomy ladies got an award from Government committee for Photoshoots of people with handicap called Life without barrier. Continue reading “Czechia – award for photos”
During the weekend of 16 – 17 April 2016 IA (the Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group) celebrated their 60th anniversary. I was invited by the executive committee of IA to attend this special meeting in Hinckley, United Kingdom. It was very special for me to be together with more than 200 members of IA.
On Saturday morning 16th April, Professor Neil Mortensen, National President of IA, welcomed everyone to the meeting and the President of the local member organisation, Leicestershire IA, opened the meeting with a warm speech. Looking back – Moving forward was the theme for this national meeting.
Change of IA national secretary and office relocation now complete.
Rochford, 2nd March 2016, Following the retirement of Anne Demick, IA National Secretary, IA is pleased to announce the appointment of Jackie King. Jackie joins IA with a strong background in administration management having worked in both the public and private sectors, at senior level, for many years. Jackie moved into the charity sector in recent years, working at both a national and local level, for a UK-based charity, from where she joins IA.