Every three years in the beginning of October Russian Association of ostomy patients ASTOM, member of the European Association of ostomy patients, as well as other ostomy organizations around the world celebrates the World Ostomy Day and organizes different events in Moscow and other regions of Russia.Continue reading “World Ostomy Day celebrated in Russia”
On October 4th, the French ostomy association “Union Stomisés Grand Sud” is organizing a 5 hours online-meeting for the French speaking countries and people. It begins at 15 o’clock (Central European Summertime CEST – which means 14 o’clock British Summertime BST) and ends with the official closure at 20 o’clock CEST. People related to ostomy affairs and representatives of ostomy associations from Europe, Canada and several African countries are involved as speakers.Continue reading “Online meeting in French”
Although ostomy care has improved significantly in the past decades, some people with ostomy, does still not have access to basic rights, that enable them to live a self-determined and independent life – even in developed countries.
Below patients from around the world share their experiences of being diagnosed and living with ostomy, to ensure the patient voice is heard in efforts to improve ostomy information and care.Continue reading “Living with Ostomy: Personal Stories and Experiences”
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|
|2021||Ostomates’ Rights are Human Rights – anytime and anywhere!||Die Rechte von Stomaträgern sind Menschenrechte – immer und überall!|
The WOD 2018 in Russia was a success. The main event was the All-Russian Conference in the city of Samara. Continue reading “WOD 2018 in Russia”
The speach of Jon Thorkelsson, President of EOA for ostomates in Russia.
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. Continue reading “WOD 2018”