A campaign to educate all world travelers about Mefloquine neurotoxicity.
Our MISSION is to provide information to, and encourage the formal establishment of basic health care provisions for, individuals injured by mefloquine.
The Quinism Foundation has sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for a reopening of the Somalia Commission of Inquiry to investigate the role of mefloquine poisoning in the brutal killing of Somali captive Shidane Arone, which occurred twenty five years ago this week.
On March 16, 1993, Master Corporal Clayton Matchee participated in a brutal beating of Arone that quickly led to the captive’s death. Following his arrest, Matchee was subsequently found hanging in his cell, having suffered brain damage that rendered him unfit to subsequently stand trial.read more
Originally published March 11, 2018 A foundation created to inform the public about the harms of mefloquine is asking Justin Trudeau to reopen an inquiry into the 25-year-old killing of a Somali teenager by Canadian soldiers who had been ordered to take the drug as...read more
Beverly Skwernuiik, beloved wife of Alex Kennedy, and Mother of Jilian and Rachel passed away suddenly on January 2, 2018 while visiting family in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. She was 47 years of age. Bev was a Mefloquine Warrior, championing the need for more awareness...read more
A photo and boots of Master Corporal Clayton Matchee and others are placed on the front steps of Parliament during an anti-malarial drug mefloquine rally on Sept. 19, 2017. Originally published December 8 2017 Veterans of the Somalia mission who say they were...read more
Originally published December 7, December 7, 2017 2017 Updated 7:26 PM EST A former member of the disbanded Canadian Airborne Regiment will finally get his day in court. Ronald Smith, formerly of North Bay, has filed suit against the federal government and a drug...read more
A mosquito is pictured at the University of Arizona in this undated handout photo. The Irish government has agreed to pay a ‘substantial’ amount to a former army sergeant who was given the anti-malarial drug mefloquine in 2009. D. STOLTE, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA/THE...read more
Originally published October 31, 2017 Researchers have published two systematic reviews revealing the safety of mefloquine (Lariam) for preventing malaria in travellers. “Mefloquine is at least as effective as other options,” says Dr Tickell-Painter, from...read more
View the original article on http://transparentpolicy.org, Published 1 November 2013 Did the CIA direct the U.S. military to administer a powerful antimalarial drug to Guantanamo detainees, not for its antimalarial properties, but for its intoxicating and...read more
Diane Desmond, left, and Cassandra Desmond speak with the media outside Parliament in Ottawa on Friday October 20, 2017. Cassandra Desmond is bringing her call for an inquiry into the circumstances around her brother's death to the steps of Parliament, in hopes of...read more