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Chapter-25 Amazing Ostomates

BOOK TITLE: Stoma Care

Author
1. Balachandar TG
ISBN
9789352704873
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/18070_26
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
4
Author Affiliations
1. Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Chapter keywords
World Ostomy Day, rehabilitation, ostomate, stoma

Abstract

World Ostomy Day is meant to improve the rehabilitation of the ostomates world wide by bringing to the attention of the general public and the global community the needs and aspirations of the ostomates. The world ostomy day is celebrated across the world through educational programs, seminars, supporting meetings and demonstrations in the first week of October every year. The author comes across some amazing ostomates who have stoma, yet leading very happy and prosperous life, which are introduced in this chapter.

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