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Stoma survivors say waste bags available in Kenya are poorly made and too costly

16, Apr 2019

People living with a stoma or an opening on the stomach meant to collect bowel waste are facing a shortage in the supply of colostomy bags meant to collect the feacal waste. They fault the ministry of industrialization and the Kenya Bureau of standards for failing to clear the bags for importation forcing them to adopt extreme measures.