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”