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World Ostomy Day

World Ostomy Day 2012

September 29, 2012 - Saturday
The theme for World Ostomy Day 2012 is:
"LET’S BE HEARD"
2012 is the year for World Ostomy Day celebration. The theme this year is “LET’S BE HEARD”. The worldwide celebration will take place October 6, 2012. However, October 6 is thanksgiving weekend in Canada. So, the board of directors has decided that Canada will celebrate World Ostomy Day on September 29.
You are encouraged to get involve in your own community.
Your participation will greatly increase global connection and communication.
If have any questions to contact chair Delilah Guy c/o National Office.
To see more about what is happening in Canada, click this link: http://www.ostomycanada.ca/events/world_ostomy_day/wod_chapters or post your event on our discussion board: https://ostomycanada.ca/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=104

Hollister has announced winners of the 2012 World Ostomy Day Photo Contest. Winners are posted on their website; http:/www.hollister.com/us/files/pdfs/wod-calendar-2013.pdf. More information here: http://www.hollister.com/us/ostomy/virtual/wod_photo_contest_winners.asp?source=home_page

Coloplast is sponsoring The Coloplast Merit Award. You can download and find all the information about entering this competition here.

Congratulations to Sharry Budd from Toronto who is the winner of the ConvaTec World Ostomy Day video contest. If you have not seen it, have a look here: http://ow.ly/fURYW - Sharry, you are an inspiration to us all. Thank you!


World Ostomy Day & Ostomy Awareness Day is fast approaching. To be part of this worldwide phenomenon, please consider donating to the UOAC in honour of this day.Go to the “Donations” button and please be as generous as possible.

You can now donate to the United Ostomy Association of Canada Inc. through CanadaHelps.org. Click on the image below:

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!