Conferences and Learning Events

MitoCanada is committed to providing opportunities for patients and caregivers, researchers and clinicians to come together to learn, collaborate and be inspired.

Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD)
Patient Partners Leadership Training

DATE: From September 18, 2020 – February 5, 2021

THIS PROGRAM WILL ENHANCE THE CAPABILITIES OF:

Patients and patient advocates to partner effectively throughout all phases of the drug lifecycle from drug development to real-world usage

Patient relations personnel from various stakeholder groups involved in drug development and access, including primary research, development and testing, regulatory approval and monitoring, value assessment and reimbursement, and real-world management.

Who? Patient Advocates and Patient Partner Leaders from industry and other sectors who are interested in engaging as equal partners in exploration, discovery, and creation of roles as leaders in all phases of the drug lifecycle. Limited to 30 participants.

What? This program will enhance the capabilities of patients, patient advocates, and various stakeholder groups that are involved in drug development and access to partner effectively throughout all phases of the drug lifecycle from drug development to real-world management.

Where? Virtual, 2-hour live sessions (bi-weekly) with interactive small group capabilities that will include structured opportunities comprised of expert presentations from multiple sectors and post-session discussions and written assignments.

 

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LHON Awareness Day Facebook Live Event

International Mito Patients is excited to announce the inaugural LHON Awareness Day on Saturday, September 19, 2020. 

WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2020 @ 5pm-7pm CET (9am – 11am MST)

WHERE: @internationalmitopatients on Facebook

 A group of LHON patients, their parents and representatives from mito organisations around the world will participate in a Facebook Live event. The event will involve live chats exploring life with LHON, different diagnostic journeys and care provided as well as some inspirational stories of how this group has overcome challenges and been determined not to let LHON stop them. 

 

 

Webcast Recording

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation hosted a webinar with several mitochondrial disease experts to answer questions about the coronavirus.

Click here to view webcast recording. 

Webcast Recording

Patients, families, and caregivers have concerns and questions regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation presented a special Ask the Mito Doc interactive webcast.

Click here to view webcast recording.