SASS – Body Confidence

Body Confidence

#SASS welcomed fashion model, author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker & double Ostomate Jearlean Taylor. At the age of 3 years old, Jearlean was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer; Rhabdomyosarcoma. Cancer- Free after 1 years treatments, she was left with a colostomy and urostomy. Despite what many would perceive to be disabilities, Jearlean is considered […]

November Virtual Support Meeting

Ostomate Jearlean Taylor

24 Novemeber 2021 we will be hosting our final Virtual Meeting for 2021 and we have prepared a TREAT for you all. We welcome fashion model, author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker & double Ostomate Jearlean Taylor. At the age of 3 years old, Jearlean was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer; Rhabdomyosarcoma. Cancer- Free after […]

Celebrating World Ostomy Day

ConvaTec hosted a live discussion with ostomates, nurses and other healthcare professionals at their two session, one-day virtual summit on Friday, October 1, 2021. “Ostomates’ Rights Are Human Rights – anytime and anywhere” was this year’s World Ostomy Day’s theme. SASS Chairperson Faizel Jacobs was invited as a panelist to one of these sessions: This […]

World Ostomy Day

World Ostomy Day

Every three years, ostomates from around the world come together to celebrate World Ostomy Day on the first Saturday in October. This year it was held on October 2, 2021 and the European Ostomy Association (EOA) has declared the motto as “Ostomates’ Rights Are Human Rights – anytime and anywhere!” It is an opportunity for […]