The World Federation of Parasitologists promotes and co-ordinates the exchange of knowledge, research and other activities relating to parasitology. The International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA) takes place every 4 years. Members of The Federation consist of scientific organizations concerned with parasitism, mainly national societies related to parasitology or tropical medicine. The Federation was founded in Warsaw, Poland in 1960.
The International Journal “Parasite Epidemiology and Control” is published by Elsevier on behalf of the WFP. Professor Marcel Tanner is the editor in chief and Dale Seaton is Elsevier’s representative. Submissions have been strong and all information on the journal is available at: