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.
Antimalarials can have serious side effects & interactions with other meds. Malaria is serious, too, so you should discuss travel plans with a specialist. Originally published 10 October 2017. Overview Antimalarial drugs drugs are associated with severe and alarming...read more
Defence Committee publish a six-monthly progress report from the Ministry of Defence.
The Committee has today published on its website a six-monthly progress report, which gives an update on the Department’s implementation of the Committee’s recommendations.read more
This U.S. Army photo, provided by the Tacoma, Wash., News Tribune, shows Staff Sgt. Robert Bales in March, 2012. (U.S. Army/Tacoma News-Tribune via AP) The sergeant, stationed in Washington state, was sentenced to life for the slayings of 16 Afghan civilians and the...read more
Coverage from the XXIII World Congress of Neurology (WCN) Originally published 26 September 2017 KYOTO, Japan — The antimalarial drug mefloquine may prove to be an effective treatment for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) in patients not infected with...read more
Malaria is caused by a parasite spread by blood-sucking mosquitoes. Originally published September 22 to the BBC News website The rapid spread of "super malaria" in South East Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists are warning. This dangerous form...read more
Canadian Armed Forces veteran Dave Bona is marching in Ottawa on Tuesday to call for more help for veterans suffering from the side-effects of mefloquine. (CBC News). Originally published by CBC News Sask. - September 18, 2017 An army veteran from...read more
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