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 World Mitochondrial Disease Week - 18-24 September 2022



World Mitochondrial Disease Week 2022 was a great success! Look out for our report coming soon!


LHON Awareness Week Logo19 September – LHON Awareness Day
13:00-15:00 CEST - Zoom

Meet Associate Professor Wong who will tell us about his exciting research into LHON, and how it could change the lives of many. What is rehabilitation after vision loss? Hear from a rehabilitation expert, Krister Inde about what is possible. Join in the discussion and ask questions of our experts.
The event is open to everyone interested in LHON, including patients, caregivers, researchers and clinicians. 
Join our free interactive live virtual event. 

Register now or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information on the event and speakers click here.

Image of Bulgarian town with green light shone from the monument at the top of the hill24 September – Light Up for Mito
Are you Lighting Up for Mito this year? Invite local landmarks and buildings to lit up in green on 24 September to raise awareness of mito. There are lots of resources on our website, including template letters to monuments, media releases and messages for participating monuments to share.


Social media

Use our hashtags! 

#WorldMitoWeek #lightupformito #mitochondrialdisease #mito


Mito Facts
Download and share our Mito Facts on social media. The Mito Fact cards can be used as they are, translated or used as a template. Please share them and raise even more awareness.

Faces of Mito
Share your story or the stories of others affected by mito, on social media. Sharing the inspirational stories of our mito communities can be an incredibly powerful way to raise awareness. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to share your story.

What are you doing to mark World Mitochondrial Disease Week? Let us know so we can shout about your event on social media!

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