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SACNASP certificate of recognition for PARSA








The Parasitological Society of Southern Africa is a non-profit organisation for scientists and researchers associated with southern Africa who are interested in all fields of parasitology. The society aims at promoting parasitology in this region and creating a forum for researchers, veterinary parasitologists, and other scientists and interested parties to meet and exchange information regarding their relative fields. This occurs at the annual PARSA meeting held within the southern African countries and is attended by a number of national and international participants. Furthermore, PARSA publishes a quarterly newsletter which is distributed to all of its members, conveying important information on the awards, opportunities and work being done by the southern African parasitologists. Any information for the newsletter can be sent to the editor, Dr Kerry Hadfield Malherbe at






The aims of the society are to:

  • To promote and sustain the study of parasitology

  • To disseminate information on the subject

  • To promote the interests of parasitologists in southern Africa

  • To provide representation on international organizations






The Parasitological Society of Southern Africa is affiliated with the following academic societies:


  • South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) - voluntary association (certificate and information to the left)

  • World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology

  • World Federation of Parasitologists




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