XVI Conference of the
Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists
was held on September 18–21, 2017, in Lviv city, at Lviv National
University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies.
About the Ukrainian Scientific Society
The Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists was founded
in 1945 at the First Scientific Conference of Parasitologists of the Ukrainian
SSR (Kyiv, December, 1945). Specialists representing three main fields of parasitological
science - general, medical and veterinary – participated in the Conference. Since
that time, the Society acts as scientific society of the Ukrainian Academy of
Sciences. It was registered as the Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists
(USSP) on February 16, 1998.
The main purpose of the Society is to unite the specialists for
coordination and investigation of current problems in parasitology and for promotion
of modern information. The Society consolidates researchers from the institutions
of National Academy of Sciences, Ukrainian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Ministries
of Healthcare, Agriculture, as well as universities, sanitary-epidemiological
stations, veterinary research stations, plant protection network, etc. The USSP
possesses the all-Ukrainian status and includes 15 regional
In various periods, the Society included from 100 up to 700 members.
There are 156 individual members of the USSP now.
Beginning from 1994, the USSP is a member of the European
Federation of Parasitologists. In 2006 it became a member of the World
Federation of Parasitologists.
Participants of the XIII Confernce of USSP.
Laspi, Crimea, 2005.