Documents Related to Updating the ASD(HA) DoD Guidance for Malaria Prophylaxis Policy to Include Use of Tafenoquine

Dr. Remington Nevin filed this request with the Defense Health Agency of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking #

19-00165, 19-F-1910

19-00165

Status
Completed

Communications

From: Dr. Remington Nevin

DHA Freedom of Information Service Center
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, Virginia 22042-5101
Phone: 1-703-275-6363
Fax: 1-703-275-6386
DHA.FOIA@mail.mil

Re: FOIA Request

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all correspondence, memorandum, meeting agendas, minutes, and any other documents, related to planned, proposed, or enacted Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) policy for the use of tafenoquine, to include any records related to updating the "DoD Guidance for Malaria Prophylaxis" policy, discussed in the Tafenoquine Transition Planning Meeting (enclosed).

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Dr. Remington Nevin

From:

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Dear Remington Nevin,

This correspondence serves as the official acknowledgement for your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Please refer to the attached memo for your assigned Control Identification Number and additional guidance.

Respectfully,
DHA FOIA Service Center
Defense Health Agency
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, VA 22042-5101
PH: 703.275.6363
Email: DHA.FOIA@mail.mil

For more info, log on to: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Privacy-and-Civil-Liberties/FOIA/Privacy-Act-Requests

"This electronic message transmission may be proprietary, confidential and/or privileged information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to the address listed in the "From:" field and destroy any copies you have made along with the original."

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From: Defense Health Agency

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Requester,

The attached letter serves as an interim response to your FOIA request with control number #19-00165. Please refer to the response letter for additional guidance and/or instructions.

Respectfully,
DHA FOIA Service Center
Defense Health Agency
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, VA 22042-5101
PH: 703.275.6363
Email: DHA.FOIA@mail.mil

For more info, log on to: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Privacy-and-Civil-Liberties/FOIA

"This electronic message transmission may be proprietary, confidential and/or privileged information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to the address listed in the "From:" field and destroy any copies you have made along with the original."

From: Defense Health Agency

A first set of responsive documents from the agency, with more to be sent at a specified date.

From: Dr. Remington Nevin

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 24, 2019. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response. You had assigned it reference number #19-00165.

"Copies of all correspondence, memorandum, meeting agendas, minutes, and any other documents, related to planned, proposed, or enacted Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) policy for the use of tafenoquine, to include any records related to updating the "DoD Guidance for Malaria Prophylaxis" policy, discussed in the Tafenoquine Transition Planning Meeting (enclosed)".

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Defense Health Agency

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Hello,

On September 23, 2019, the Defense Health Agency closed this case as a transfer to the DoD FOIA Office for direct response to you. You will need to follow-up with them for a status update. 19-F-1910 is most likely their case number because it is not ours. Their email is: whs.mc-alex.esd.mbx.osd-js-foia-requester-service-center@mail.mil<mailto:whs.mc-alex.esd.mbx.osd-js-foia-requester-service-center@mail.mil>

Respectfully,
DHA FOIA Service Center
Defense Health Agency
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, VA 22042-5101
PH: 703.275.6017
Email: DHA.FOIA@mail.mil<mailto:DHA.FOIA@mail.mil>

For more info, log on to: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Privacy-and-Civil-Liberties/FOIA

"This electronic message transmission may be proprietary, confidential and/or privileged information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to the address listed in the "From:" field and destroy any copies you have made along with the original."

From: Defense Health Agency

Dear Remington Nevin:

The attached letter and records serve as the final response to your FOIA request with control number 19-00165. Please refer to the response letter for additional guidance and/or instructions.

Respectfully,
DHA FOIA Service Center
Defense Health Agency
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, VA 22042-5101
PH: 703-275-6017
Email: DHA.FOIA@mail.mil

For more info, log on to: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Privacy-and-Civil-Liberties/FOIA

"This electronic message transmission may be proprietary, confidential and/or privileged information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to the address listed in the "From:" field and destroy any copies you have made along with the original."

From: Defense Health Agency

Good morning Mr. Nevin;

Please find attached both FOIA Request 19-F-1910 which was received in our office

on September 23, 2019, as well as our office's final response letter. Please refer to

your assigned case number 19-F-1910 on any future correspondences.

Thank you and have a great day.

Respectfully,

Joan L. Haynesworth

FOIA Analyst - CTR

OSD/JS FOIA Requester Service Center

Executive Services Directorate

Office: (571) 372-0428

NIPR: joan.l.haynesworth.ctr@mail.mil <mailto:joan.l.haynesworth.ctr@mail.mil>

SIPR: joan.l.haynesworth.ctr@smil.mil <mailto:joan.l.haynesworth.ctr@mail.mil>

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