Stoma Management in the Philippines

Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MS Surg





What initiated this website

Introduction to Stoma

Problems and Rehabilitation of Filipino Stoma Patients (1979)

Original paper

Complications of Intestinal Stomas: Prevention and Treatment (1985)

Original paper

Pictures of complications

Pointers on avoidance of complications

Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center Stoma Clinic

OMMC Stoma Clinic for the Manilans

Organization of a Stoma Clinic in the Philippines



Stoma patients


Problems of Filipino stoma patients (with caricature)

Philippine Stoma Association


OSTOMY STORIES - People living with bag on their stomach - By Tessa R. Salazar - Philippine Daily Inquirer - March 01, 2002

Of Stoma and Stomates - By Dr. Jimmy Tan - Manila Bulletin - October 27, 2002




Education for Health Development in the Philippines

Announcement: (done)

4th Asian Ostomy Association Conference
October 23-26, 2002
Century Park Hotel
Manila, Philippines


Human sexuality coping with changes following major surgery and disability

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices in stoma care across Asia

Supportive care for the ostomates

Sharing of experiences among ostomates

Initiating and developing a stoma clinic

A Post-Conference Report by Dr. Nolim't Raquel, Dr. Alexander Devesa, and Ms. Ellen Esguerra (Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center Representatives)