Be strong and fight for a normal life for people with stomas in Ghana
I am very glad to announce that the 2013 year was a good year for the young ostomates from Romania and from other European countries as well. We initiated and implemented here two European projects for young people with IBD (Inflamatory Bowel Diseases) and ostomates.
24th June – 1st July: “Developing Our Lifelong Learning Skills”/ Calarasi
1st – 10th October: “Non-Formal Medieval Festival” / Sighisoara
11 Years of Work of “ILCO” Serbia
From April 3th to May 2nd our guests were representatives from Russia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Republic of Srpska). On the first day we visited Belgrade with a guide, we were welcomed to the City Council Office, where a press conference was held, because the anniversary is open to public through the media.
Ostomy Patients’ Association ASTOM celebrated its 20th anniversary
On the 19th of April Ostomy Patients’ association ASTOM celebrated its 20th anniversary in the unique historical place of the 2nd world war and cold war times located in the very heart of Moscow Bunker-42.
You can see a video report of the event at
The visit of Dr. Carlo Pezcoller to Kisumu. Kenya in February 2013
With the true friends one arrives very far.
European Ostomy Association, Lions Clubs of Modena (Italy) and Kenia, and FAIS (Italian ostomy Association) take hope and concreteness to the African countries of the great lakes
And where are the great African lakes? They are on the East African uplands, around the equator. The largest one is the lake Victoria and alongside its banks three states border: Kenia, Tanzania and Uganda. The towns are, of course, in large numbers. Among them, there is Kisumu, a Kenian small town where the last February the recentest course on stoma surgery and stoma care was held. This course and training was supported mainly by the project LFSC, Lions For Stoma Care, then by EOA, and also by FAIS.