An acceptable risk? The use of Lariam for military personnel Contents


Terms of reference


1 Introduction

2 MoD use of Lariam


Roche guidelines and the Advisory Committee on Malarial Prevention

Advisory Committee for Malarial Prevention

Use of guidance on Lariam by the Ministry of Defence

Effectiveness of Lariam: Geography

Publication of statistics

3 Individual risk assessments

Guidelines and policy

Obstacles to individual risk assessments

Concealing contra-indications

Non-use of prescribed Lariam

Choice and an opt-out

4 The side-effects of Lariam


Military specific

Extreme cases

MoD support for those who have suffered adverse effects

5 Research undertaken on Lariam

General research into Lariam

6 Comparisons with the use of Lariam by other States

7 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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19 May 2016