‘Shun Stigma Towards People With Ostomy’

HEALTH workers and homecare givers should stop stigmatising people living with ostomy through offering psychosocial support. By Kudakwashe Pembere Ostomy is a surgery where surgeons create an opening also known as stoma from an area inside the body to the outside to treat digestive or urinary systems. This came out during a sensitisation meeting on ostomy on Monday hosted by Ileostomy Colostomy Zimbabwe Trust. A Sister in Charge at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals in the departments of Oncology and Pallative Care  Roseline Changondolo urged nurses to shun arrogance when managing…

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