Category Archives: Our Stories

Feature Story (2015) – Calls For British Government to Answer Lariam™ Questions

This is a September 2015 story from British Forces TV about the impact of Lariam™ (mefloquine) among serving British military personnel and veterans. Since this story aired, former British Army officer Johnny Mercer MP was instrumental in conducting a parliamentary committee … Continue reading

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Canadian Psychiatrist Dr Greg Passey on Mefloquine, PTSD and the Somalia Affair

This is an extract from a recent story by Sheila Pratt in the Edmonton Journal, covering her interview with former Canadian military psychiatrist Dr Greg Passey. One of the problems encountered by mefloquine veterans because of the nature of this … Continue reading

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Feature Story (2012) – Anti-Malaria Drug Giving Canadian Soldiers Brain Damage

Here is a 2012 story on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) News highlighting the adverse health effects of mefloquine among Canadian Forces soldiers and veterans. This appears to be a classic case of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) misdiagnosis or comorbidity in a … Continue reading

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Loren Ries – Counting the Cost of Human Trials

This post was recently written by Loren Ries, the proud and accomplished wife of an Australian Army mefloquine & tafenoquine veteran, re-published with kind permission from her blog Loren Land. When you think of human trials and the military, what … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The statisticians prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.   Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert … Continue reading

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John Dowe – Good Karma, Bad Pharma

This is a post from Canadian member John Dowe, reflecting on his coming to terms with the mefloquine scandal over the last 12 months. John has been instrumental in establishing the International Mefloquine Veteran’s Alliance, in addition to his efforts … Continue reading

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