Faith Mulundu aged 30. She has had colostomy for 18 years. Despite living in the capital city she has not been able to access colostomy bags. This has made her use bags that meant for packaging and putting cello tape to hold the plastic.Continue reading “Zambia Ostomy Success Stories”
The ILCO Serbia representative Filip Stokic has been to Brussels from 7th till 9th June in the hotel “Renaissance”. This years Annual European Congress of the coalition of cancer patients ECPC took place in Brussels.Continue reading “ILCO Serbia on ECPC in Brussels, 7th-9th June 2019”
The EOA Member Organization, Provence Stomie Contact, is honoured to announce the creation of l’Union des Stomisés du Grand Sud, France (the Union of Ostomy of the Great South) on May 3, 2019 in Avignon (84).
This Union brings together 13 associations (some of which are members of the EOA). The technical and scientific committee composes of 3 members.
One of our first actions is the celebration of National Ostomy Day on May 3, 2020.
My last visits to my gastroenterologist look like I have everything in the norm, nothing hurts me, I should soon get pregnant and … „Are you considering the amputation of your anus? “ Why the hell should I think about it when I’m not having any issues now?Continue reading “Why does everyone want to amputate my anus? Tereza Nagyová”
Well my dears, what can I say, it’s not a hit-parade. Especially as I broke my hand before Christmas, the ground was super slippery, but what can be done. I just wanted to get it over with. Continue reading “Ostomate and a broken wrist”
First Romanian brochures with ostomates testimonials by ASPIIR – “Life as a Chance” , WOD 2018
Being an ostomate is still a taboo subject for many people in Romania. I even met physicians expressing compassion for such a patient or, worse, suggesting that you should not tell others about this condition. But we have a different perspective on that: an ostomate is a normal person, with a normal life, depending on how he understands to build that. Continue reading “ASPIIR Romania – WOD 2018”