Federated Societies (June 2017)

AFRICA
African Society of Parasitology
(Société Ouest Africaine de Parasitologie, SOAP)
Created in 1980 (became the African Society of Parasitology in 2012) – around 100 members.
President – Robert Tinga Guiguemde – rguiguemde@yahoo.fr
Secretary – Abdoulaye Dabo – adabo@icermali.org
SOAP – Service of Parasitology and Mycology of the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry
University Cheick Anta Diop de Dakar
PO Box: 5005 Dakar-Fann Sénégal
Phone: +221-338 652 341 / +221-338 252 952

AUSTRALIA
Australian Society for Parasitology
Created in 1964 – around 490 members.
http://parasite.org.au/
President – David Emery – president@parasite.org.au
Treasurer – Peter Rolfe – treasurer@parasite.org.au
Secretary – Colin Stack – secretary@parasite.org.au
Vice-president – Robin Gasser
Australian Society for Parasitology Inc.
PO Box 60 Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston QLD 4029
ASP Secretariat 1/9 St Georges Cr Ashburton Vic 3147
Maureenengler@gmail.com

Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Inc.
Created in 1976 – around 770 members.
http://www.asid.net.au/
President – Cheryl Jones
Secretary – Bart Currie
Suite 701, Level 7
46–56 Kippax Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
Tel: +61 282 040 797
Fax: +61 292 122 382
admin@asid.net.au

Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM)
Created in 1991 – around 280 members.
www.tropmed.org
President – Peter Leggat – peter.leggat@jcu.edu.au
Honorary Secretary – Colleen Lau – gicks2010@gmail.com
Secretariat: PO Box 123, Red Hill Q 4059
E-mail: actm@tropmed.org
Phone: 07 3872 2246

AUSTRIA
Austrian Society of Tropical Medicine, Parasitology and Migration Medicine (ASTPM)

Created in 1967
www.astpm.at/oegtpm/
President – Herwig Kollaritsch
Vice President – Julia Walochnik – julia.walochnik@meduniwien.ac.at
Secretary – Georg Duscher
Austrian Society of Tropical Medicine, Parasitology and Migration Medicine
Institute of Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Medicine – Medical University of Vienna
Kinderspitalgasse 15, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Phone.: +43 1 40160-38250
Fax: +43 1 40160-938293
E-Mail: office.oegtpm@gmail.com; irma.schabussova@meduniwien.ac.at

BRAZIL
Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine (SBMT)

Created in 1962 – around 800 members.
www.sbmt.org.br
President: Marcus Vinicius Guimataes de Lacerda - marcuslacerda.br@gmail.com
Vice-President: Sinval Pinto Brandão Filho – sinval@cpqam.fiocruz.br
1st Secretary: Julio Henrique Rosa Croda – juliocroda@gmail.com
1st Treasurer: Cleudson Nery de Castro – cleudson@unb.br
Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine
Nucleo de Medicina Tropical – UnB
Caixa Postal 4356 - Sala 43C - 70904-970 Brasília – DF, Brazil
E-mail: sbmt@sbmt.org.br
Phone: +55 (61) 3307-1154

CHILE
Chilean Society of Parasitology
Created in 1964 – around 250 members
www.sociedadchilenaparasitologia.cl 
President – Werner Apt –  wapt@med.uchile.cl 
Secretary – Inés Zulantay – izulanta@med.uchile.cl
Chilean Society of Parasitology  – Independencia 1027 second floor Santiago, Chile

COLOMBIA
Colombian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (SCPMT)
Created in 1965 – around 50 members.
www.saludtropicalcolombia.org

President – Gabriel Jaime Parra Henao – gabriel.parrah@ucc.edu.co
Vice-President – Clara Beatriz Ocampo – claraocampo@cideim.org.co
Secretary/Treasurer – José Vicente Rojas Caraballo
Phone – (571) 360-2948
Bogota, Colombia

FRANCE
Societé de Pathologie Exotique (France)
Created in 1908 – around 200 members.
www.pathexo.fr
President – Yves Buisson – yvesbuisson@hotmail.com
General Secretary – Jacques Chandenier – jacques.chandenier@univ-tours.fr
Administrative Head: Sylviane Le Gurun – secretaire@pathexo.fr
Secretariat of SPE Bulletin: Isabelle Borloz – bulletin@pathexo.fr
Société de Pathologie Exotique – Hôpital de la Pitié Salpêtrière, Pavillon Laveran
75013 PARIS
E-mail: socpatex@pasteur.fr
Phone - +33 (0)967 651 799
Postal address: BP 50082 - 75622 PARIS CEDEX 13

GERMANY
German Society for Tropical Medicine and International Health
Created in 1907 – around 850 members.
www.dtg.orgdtg@bnitm.dedtg@bni-hamburg.de
President: Carsten Köhler – carsten.koehler@uni-tuebingen.de
Secretary – Prof. Dr.Bernhard Fleischer – fleischer@bnitm.de
German Society for Tropical Medicine and International Health
Bernhard-Nocht Institut für Tropenmedizin - Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 74 
20359 Hamburg – Germany. Phone: + 49-40-42818501

GUATEMALA
Associacion Guatemalteca de Parasitologia y Medicina Tropical‏
Created in 1979 – around 150 members
www.asociacionguatemaltecadeparasitologia.org
President: César L. González Camargo – laccem@hotmail.com
Secretary: José Víctor Cajas González
27 Av. 17-59 Zona 16, Jardines de San Isidro, 1016, Guatemala, Central America
Cell Phones: +502 5318-9961- 5048-728.  Phones: +502 2368-5581, 2253-6923, 2364-1194
Fax: +502 2364-1194

INDIA
Indian Society for Parasitology (ISP)
Created in 1973
www.parasitologyindia.org
President – S.L. Hoti – slhoti@yahoo.comhotigood@gmail.com
Secretary – J.K. Saxena – jkscdri@yahoo.comjkscdri@rediffmail.com
CSIR-CDRI 
BS10/1, Sector 10, Jankipuram Extension, 
Sitapur Road, Lucknow- 226031, Uttar Pradesh, India 
Phone: +91 0522 2771940, or 2771960
Email: contact@parasitologyindia.org

INDONESIA
Indonesian Parasite Control Association
Created in 2012 – Around about 600 members
President – Rita Kusriastuti – ritakus@yahoo.com
Secretary – Suwito – suwito_enk@yahoo.co.id
Direktorat PPBB. Dit. Jen PP & P Jl. Percetakan Negara No. 29, Jakarta 10560
Phone: +62 4247573; Fax: +62 4247573

ISRAEL
Israel Society for Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases
Created in 1964 – around 150 members.
http://parasitology-soc.md.huji.ac.il
President – Eli Schwartz – elischwa@post.tau.ac.il
Secretary – Kosta Mumcuoglu – kostasm@ekmd.huji.ac.il
Israel Society for Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases
The Center for Geographic Medicine and Tropical Diseases, Department of Medicine C –
The Chaim Sheba Medical Center - Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
Phone: 972-3-5302422;  Fax: 972-3-5302011

JAPAN
Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine (JSTM)
Created in 1959 – around 670 members
President – Shigeyuki Kano
Office of the Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine (JSTM) C/O Institute of Tropical Medicine,
Nagasaki University
Sakamoto 1-12-4, Nagasaki, 852-8523 Japan
Phone: +81-95-819-7804 / Fax: +81-95-819-7805
Email: jstmsecr@tm.nagasaki-u.ac.jp

MALAYSIA
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine

Created in 1992 – around 350 members.
http://www.msptm.org
President : Dr Chandrawathani Panchadcharam – chandra1959@gmail.com
Secretary : Dr Khadijah Saad / Dr Azda – secretarymsptm@gmail.com
Entomology Division
c/o Institute for Medical Research
Jalan Pahang
50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: Dr Nurulhusna AH (PhD)
Phone: +603 - 2616 2691
Fax: +603 - 2616 2689
Email: husna@imr.gov.my 

MALI
Society of Parasitology and Mycology of Mali (SOPAMYM)
Created in 2016 – around 40 members
President – Ogobara Doumbo – okd@icermali.org
Secretary – Abdoulaye Dabo – adabo@icermali.org
SOPAMYM - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (FMOS)
Po Box: 1805 Bamako
Phone/Fax:: +223-20 22 81 09

MEXICO
Mexican Society of Parasitology
Created in 1960 – around 60 members.
http://smp.cinvestav.mx/
President – Luis Fernando Anaya-Velázquez anayafe@ugto.mx
General Secretary – Juan Pablo Martínez Labat – jpmlabat@gmail.com
Sociedad Mexicana de Parasitología
Oficina 404, Lucerna 65, esquina Milan
Colonia Juarez, Del Cuauhtemoc, CDMX
Mexico 06600

PERU
Peruvian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases (SPEIT)
Created in 1987
President – Sofia del Carmen Gonzalez Collantes
Secretary General – Lourdes Rodriguez Piazze
Av. Javier Prado Este 1166, Oficina 302 – San Isidro, Lima 27, Peru
Email: speit@speit.org
Phone/Fax: (0511) 2241236

PORTUGAL
Association for the Development of Tropical Medicine
Created in 2008
/www.ihmt.unl.pt, admt@ihmt.unl.pt
President – Zulmira Hartz – zhartz@ihmt.unl.pt
Delegate for IFTM – Paulo Ferrinho – pferrinho@ihmt.unl.pt
Association for the Development of Tropical Medicine
Rua da Junqueira 100, 1349-008, Lisboa, Portugal

SOUTHEAST ASIAN
Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO)
Regional Tropical Medicine and Public Health Network (TROPMED)

SEAMEO TROPMED network
Created in 1966 – around 700 members.
www.seameotropmednetwork.org
Secretary General/Coordinator – Pratap Singhasivanon – pratap.sin@mahidol.ac.th
SEAMEO TROPMED network Central office:
420/6 Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Phone: + 66 (0) 2354 9145, 2354 9146, 2644 4331, 2644 5135;
Fax: + 66 (0) 2354 9144
E-mail: secretariat@seameotropmednetwork.org     

SOUTH KOREA
The Korean Society for Parasitology and Tropical Medicine

Created in 1959 – around 300 members.
www.parasitol.or.kr
President: Young-Ha Lee – yhalee@cnu.ac.kr
Secretary: Hyun-Jong Yang – parayang@ewha.ac.kr
c/o Jong-Yil Chai – cjy@snu.ac.kr

SPAIN
Spanish Society of Tropical Medicine and International Health
Created in 1998 around 500 members.
www.semtsi.es
President – Maria Dolores Bargues – m.d.bargues@uv.es
General Secretary – Miriam Navarro – miriam.navarro@mundosano.org
SEMTSI – Sociedad Española de Medicina Tropical y Salud Internacional Secretaria Técnica
Paseo General Martinez Campos, 9, 2º 28010, Madrid – SPAIN
Phone: (34) 913 836 000 Fax. (34) 913 023 926
E-mail: secretariasemtsi@pacifico-meetings.com

SWITZERLAND
Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
Created in 1984 – around 250 members.
www.sstmp.ch
President – Jürg Utzinger  –  juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch
Secretary & Vice-President – Daniel Mäusezahl – daniel.maeusezahl@unibas.ch
Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
c/o Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
Socinstr. 57, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Email: mail@sstmp.ch

TAIWAN
Taiwan Society of Parasitology
csp@mail.cgu.edu.tw
President – Kao-Pin Hwang – kapihw@gmail.com and kapihw@mail.cmuh.org.tw
China Medical University and Hospital
Phone:04-22052121 ext.1930
Fax:04-22064008
Cellular phone:(886)-935928077
Taichung, Taiwan

THAILAND
Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Association of Thailand
Created in 1968around 250 members.
www.ptat.org/th
President – Jitra Waikagul – jitra.wai@mahidol.ac.th
Secretary – Waranya Wongwit – waranya.won@mahidol.ac.th
Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Association of Thailand
420/6 Ratchawithi Rd, Rajathavee, Bangkok, Thailand

TURKEY
Turkish Society for Parasitology
Created in 1976
www.turkiyeparazitolojidernegi.org  and www.tparazitol.derg.org 
President – M.Ali Özcel – ozcel@mail.ege.edu.tr
Secretary – Mucide Ak – mucide.ak@ege.edu.tr
Turkish Society for Parasitology – Department of Parasitology, Medical Faculty of Ege University. Bornova  35100 -Izmir-TURKEY

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

Created in 1903 – around 4,000 members.
www.astmh.org
President – Stephen Higgs – shiggs@bri.ksu.edu
Executive Director – Karen A. Goraleski – kgoraleski@astmh.org
One Parkview Plaza, Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 USA.

VENEZUELA
Sociedade Parasitologia Venezuela
Created in 1980
www.sociedadparasitologicavenezolana.com
President – Leidi Herrera – herrerleidi@yahoo.comleidi.herrera@ciens.ucv.ve
General Secretary – Carlos Botto Abella – okotoima@gmail.com
Sociedade Parasitologia Venezuela
Avenida Neverí, Edificio Fundavac – AsoVAC, P.B. Col. de Bello Monte, Venezuela

VIETNAM
Vietnam Association of Parasitology (VAP)
Created in 1973 – around 2.000 members
President – Le Bach Quang – lebachquangdiep@gmail.com
President Elect: Pham Van Luc – lucvp@vast.ac.vn
Vice-president/Treasurer – Nguyen Khac Luc – lnkhac@yahoo.com
Secretary: Do Nhu Binh – binhvef2006@gmail.com; nhubinh.do@vmmu.edu.vn
PO Box: Vietnam Association of Parasitology
Level 5, Bio-medical and Pharmaceutical Applied Research Centre
Vietnam Military Medical University
No.160 Phung Hung, Phuc La, Ha Dong, Ha Noi, 310000, Vietnam.
Phone: +84 38546604 / +84 945311386