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.
Mefloquine Awareness Canada (MAC) is a group comprised of Canadian Forces veterans, family members, civilians, and medical experts. We aim to raise awareness of the harms caused by the use of the anti-malarial drug mefloquine (also known as Lariam). 14:50 - 15:00 -...read more
An Australian veteran (not pictured) who claims her brain injury was caused by a controversial anti-malaria drug has compared the tablets with the notorious Agent Orange chemical. Originally published September 9, 2017 An Australian veteran who claims her...read more
Originally published September 6, 2016 Military personnel concerned about the side-effects of taking the anti-malarial drug Lariam are being urged to contact the MoD. It follows recommendations made by a recent Defence Committee report into the...read more
Representing Mefloquine Awareness Canada, Pieter Vorster met with Gord Johns, M.P. at the final leg of his Ride The Riding tour. Visit Gord Johns' website to find out more about his Ride The Riding tour. On Saturday, 1 September, I had the opportunity to...read more
By Sharon Adams with illustrations by Robert Carter. Originally published in Legion Magazine September/October 2017. Reproduced with permission of Legion Magazine. Canadian Airborne Regiment veteran Dave Bona woke up with the same question every morning...read more
Australian soldiers serving in East Timor during 2000 to 2002 were given the anti-malaria drug mefloquine. Originally published August 30, 2017 at 12:26 pm Schizophrenia, hallucinations, seizures and self harm are among the disorders allegedly affecting Australian...read more
Defense requested a "DuBay" hearing to obtain additional relevant evidence related to whether SSG Bales was exposed and how we had affected. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia United States v. DuBay, 17 USCMA 147, 37 CMR 411, was a 1967 case which established...read more
Marj Matchee is asking the government to reopen the Somalia inquiry. Her husband was charged with second-degree murder in the 1993 death of a Somali teen, which is considered one of the darkest chapters in Canada's military history. (Don Somers/CBC)....read more
Above: Marj Matchee, Cathay Wagantall M.P., Dave Bona, and Bev Skwernuik. Some members from Mefloquine Awareness Canada met with Members of Parliament, Cathay Wagantall and Dr Robert Kitchen and others, to discuss mefloquine and the effects it has had on...read more