I remember how happy I was for a say-so on the third degree of disability and for a nice pension. I was afraid the state would not help me and as a cripple I would have to move back to my mother‘s. Phew! It turned out well and I got some money. Unfortunately, not enough to live in Prague. My ability to work is reduced by 70%. How do I solve it now?Continue reading “I am disabled, nobody will hire me #FakeNews, Tereza Nagyová”
Last time I wrote about the importance of putting your feet up and taking a break. I wondered what was another crucial thing for me on my way to health and happiness. And I immediately recognized a job there. Because either we want or not we spend so much time in it!Continue reading “Fulfilling work, Tereza Nagyová”
I see a lot of interesting and talented people around me who have a real potential to do or change something. And now I don’t mean just career potential. Rather, people with a great potential to accomplish something. Personally, I am very motivated by the stories of my handicapped colleagues who are not stopped even by the insidious illness and they go on and create.Continue reading “Are we ready for change? Tereza Nagyová”
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 public awareness of the condition and improve the quality of life people with a stoma.
Each WOD has the new motto. Here is the list how it was over years:
|Year||English Motto||German Motto|
|1993||Verfügbarkeit von Stomaartikeln – ein Grundrecht von Stomaträgern. Information über das Leben mit dem Stoma: Hoffnung für Stomaträger|
|1996||Cooperation – Key to Ostomy Rehabilitation||Zusammenarbeit – Schlüssel zur Rehabilitation|
|1999||Together into the next Millennium||Zusammen ins nächste Jahrtausend|
|2002||Yes, we can!||Zusammenarbeit – gemeinsam sind wir stark!|
|2006||Living life to the full||Voll im Leben stehen|
|2009||Reaching out||Das Leben bewusst ergreifen / Eine helfende Hand reichen|
|2012||Let’s be heard!||Wir möchten Gehör finden!|
|2015||Many stories, one voice||Vielen Schicksalen eine Stimme geben|
|2018||Speaking Out Changes Lives||Offenheit verändert Leben|
Two awards within two months for the Czech ILCO
Marie Ředinová, who was in October for the fifth time elected head of the Czech ILCO, was awarded the Prize of the Minister of Health for work supporting handicapped people. This prize is being awarded to persons who render considerable and outstanding service to disabled or chronically ill people in the Czech Republic. Ms Marie Ředinová indisputably is such a person. She was decorated on 3 December 2019 in the Spanish Hall of the Prague Castle by the Minister of Health of the Czech Republic Mr Adam Vojtěch.Continue reading “Awards for the Czech ILCO”
The 30th anniversary of ILCO Nyrgihaze, Hungary.
It is a great honour and pleasure to be participating in anniversary celebration ILCO Nyrgihaze, 27th to 29th September. We have a great collaboration for 10 years now. The president Marika Kovac, I will dare to say – a lady dragon.Continue reading “Bosnia and Herzegovina REPORT, October 2019”
Ilco Serbia participated in the VI Congress of Sisterhood in Belgrade.
It was our honour and pleasure that Snezana S. Milojevic presented Ilco Serbia – life with ostomy. The Congress of Sisterhood Serbia was held from 25th till 27th September 2019, in Belgrade, it had international participants.Continue reading “ASSOCIATION ILCO SERBIA REPORT, October 2019”