European Ostomy Association

15-19 April 2020 Garda, Italy

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 46 organizations belong to EOA. EOA is one of three regions organized in The International Ostomy Association (IOA).

Life With Stoma – a movie created by the Danish association – COPA

News

World Ostomy Day

World Ostomy Day is celebrated every 3 years in the beginning of October. The next will be October, 2021. The idea of the World Ostomy Day was born in 1993 and its father is Professor Dr. Gerhard Englert who at that time was the President of IOA. The purpose of the day was to raise …