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bridget coldwell

Dear Ministry of Defence,

Recent adverse publicity surrounding the MoD's use of Lariam (Mefloquine) as a malaria prophylaxis and the toll it appears to be taking on the mental health of British service personnel (1 in 16 at a conservative estimate) beg the following questions:

1. When was the policy to use Lariam (Mefloquine) last reviewed by the Surgeon-General and his advisors?

2. Who are his advisors in regard to tropical medicine?

Yours faithfully,

Bridget Coldwell
St Luke's Cottage
126a Main Street
Warton
Carnforth
Lancashire
LA5 9PJ

CIO-FOI (MULTIUSER),

Dear Ms Coldwell,

Your request has been logged under our reference 2015/04074 and the
target date for response is 28 May 2015

Yours sincerely

Information Rights team

Ministry of Defence

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SG SecFin-Sec Gp Mailbox (MULTIUSER),

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Dear Bridget,

                    Please see the attached.

 

Regards,

 

Headquarters of the Surgeon General