They have to receive the information and care which will enable them to live a self-determined and independent life and to participate in all decision-making processes.
It is the declared objective of the International Ostomy Association that this CHARTER shall be realised in all Countries of the World.
The Ostomate shall:
Issued by the IOA Coordination Committee
June 1993: Revised June 1997 Revised by World Council 2004, 2007