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.

 

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The Quinism Foundation Calls for a Reopening of the Somalia Commission of Inquiry

The Quinism Foundation Calls for a Reopening of the Somalia Commission of Inquiry

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.

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Need to Know: Antimalarial Drugs

Need to Know: Antimalarial Drugs

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...

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Cure or curse?

  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...

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Bonnie Toews 1941 – 2017

Bonnie Toews 1941 – 2017

We at Mefloquine Awareness Canada were saddened to learn that Bonnie Toews had passed away.  We owe her a great debt for her work with veterans and bringing awareness to the dangers of Mefloquine use. Published in the Toronto Star from Aug. 12 to Aug. 14, 2017 TOEWS,...

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