WELCOME TO WAAVPThe World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP) is a not-for-profit organization for scientists who study the parasites of non-human animals, encompassing helminthology, protozoology and entomology.WAAVP membership is open to veterinarians and others who are actively interested in the advancement of veterinary parasitology, anywhere in the world.Members receive a newsletter twice a year and members are welcome, and encouraged, to contribute to this.The Association gathers biennial at a scientific conference.
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Last Chance AAVP Abstract Deadline is May 11th at Midnight!

We have been having a great response for the upcoming AAVP Virtual meeting, scheduled to start on June 20, 2020.  Due to a number of requests, we extended the date for submission of abstracts for the upcoming Virtual AAVP meeting.

If you have an abstract ready to submit, please register for the meeting and submit your abstract as soon as you can gain access to the website portal. For others, complete your abstracts as soon as possible, get registered and we will accept abstracts for consideration through midnight, May 11, 2020.  You will be notified of your acceptance by May 14th, 2020.  Final acceptance of your abstract is incumbent upon your being registered for the meeting by May 15, 2020.

If your abstract is accepted, in your acceptance letter you will receive guidance for creating and submitting your video presentation(s) for the virtual meeting.  Bear in mind the videos will not be due until June 3, so you will have plenty of time to produce your video(s), and get it (them) submitted.

For further details, please visit https://www.aavp.org/aavp-2020-annual-meeting/


Doug Carithers, Program Chair

Entomology Summer Course 6 - 10 July 2020, National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France

‘Hands-on’ Course on Arthropods of Medical and Veterinary Significance: A global perspective, from theory to practice.


21st FAVA Congress 2020 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

FAVA Congress 2020 hosted by Veterinary Association Malaysia and Department of Veterinary Services Malaysia will focus on the exponential growth taking place in the veterinary sector in Asia region – with the theme “Asia United for Animal Health & Welfare”. Veterinary medicine has responsibilities in biomedical research; ecosystem management; public health; food and agricultural systems; and care of companion animals, wildlife, exotic animals, and food animals.





Members can place advertisements for scientist position including post-doctoral fellowships and for post-graduate students.

These will expire after 90 days but can then be renewed.