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”
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”
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.