European Ostomy Association

Welcome on the website of the European Ostomy Association!

The European Ostomy Association (EOA) is a non-profit and a NGO (Non Governmental Organisation) for associations for ostomates all over Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. A total of 46 organizations belong to EOA. EOA is one of three regions organized in The International Ostomy Association (IOA).

Life With Stoma – a movie created by the Danish association – COPA

News

Living with Ostomy: Personal Stories and Experiences

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 …

President Message

Hopefuly we can all be busy on ostomate matters! Dear friends. Now that we are hopefully seeing the final chapter of the Covid 19 pandemic I think it is time for us to take a look at what has been done recently and what lies ahead of us.