This year's World Mitochondrial Disease Week will be Monday 16 – Sunday 22 September 2024. We will announce the details soon!
This is a meaningful occasion where the global community unites to raise awareness of mito. We will hold a number of events, illuminate landmarks in green all over the world, and spread the word by sharing stories and mito facts.
If you have any questions, please let us know.
You can read 2022 World Mitochondrial Disease Week wrap up here.
2023 theme: fatigue
Light Up For Mito
Saturday 22 September 2024
Light Up for Mito is a global campaign involving illuminating landmarks in green to raise awareness of mito.
In 2023, 98 monuments were confirmed in Australia! Thank you so much to the mito community members for making this happen.
Please contact us if you have any monuments in your area.
Send a virtual gift !
Munch for Mito
The Mito Foundation Awards
We are fortunate to work with incredible individuals who go the extra mile to support people with mito. We acknowledge individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the mito community in the past year.
Award winners were announced during World Mitochondrial Disease Week. Their achievements will be celebrated on Friday 20 October at the Mito Foundation Awards Night, as part of the Mito Community Summit.
LHON Awareness Day event
On Wednesday 20 September 1:00-3:00am AEST (in Europe 19 September 17:00-19:00 CEST), IMP hosted a free live online event "LHON and the Family" for the LHON (Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy) community.
Now recorded video is available!