Mangalore, May 2024 – Mangalore Institute of Oncology (M.I.O), in collaboration with Coloplast, proudly announces the inauguration of a dedicated Colostomy and Ileostomy Care Clinic at M.I.O Hospital in Karangalpady. This innovative clinic was established under the expert guidance of Dr. Jalaluddin Akbar, a renowned surgical oncologist, with a mission to enhance patient care and education.


The newly opened clinic aims to raise awareness and provide comprehensive education about colostomy and ileostomy bags. Dr. Akbar envisions a facility where patients are empowered with knowledge, enabling them to lead normal and fulfilling lives despite their medical conditions. The clinic will also focus on training nurses to deliver the highest standard of care.


“This care clinic, in collaboration with Coloplast, is dedicated to improving healthcare for patients through standardized techniques and education. With proper awareness and training, life with a colostomy bag can be just as fulfilling as before,” stated Dr. Akbar. “Our goal is to ensure that patients understand that their world doesn’t come to an end with a colostomy bag; with the right support, they can continue to live their lives to the fullest.”


The launch of this clinic marks a significant step forward in patient care, offering a beacon of hope and support for those navigating life with a colostomy or ileostomy.