History

The European Federation of Parasitologists was founded on November, 14, 1966 in Jablonna, Poland. The initiator of the European Federation was Pr Witold Stefanski, well-known Polish parasitologist and director of the Institute of Parasitology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.

A copy of the EFP foundation act can be found here


The first European Multicolloquium of Parasitology was organised by Pr Jean Marie Doby in Rennes, France
(1-4 September 1971).

Ten subsequent EMOPs have been organised
by the EFP

  • Trogyr, Yugoslavia, 1-6 September 1975 
  • Cambridge, UK, 7-13 September 1980 
  • Izmir, Turkey, 14-19 October 1984 
  • Budapest, Hungary, 4-9 September 1988 
  • Den Hague, Netherlands, 7-11 September 1992 
  • Parma, Italy, 2-6 September 1996 
  • Poznan, Poland, 10-14 September 2000 
  • Valencia, Spain, 18-23 July 2004 
  • Paris, France, 24-28 August 2008 
  • Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 25-29 July 2012 

The following Executive boards were elected during
the different EMOPs

1971
President : Garnham Vice president : Kozar, Piekarski Secretary : Peters 

1975
President : Doby Vice presidents : Pawlowski, Kassai, Peters Secretary : Petrovic Treasurer : Freyvogel

1980
President : Kassai Vice presidents : Vassilev, Yasarol Secretary : Peters Treasurer : Freyvogel 

1984
President : Cordero del Campillo
Vice presidents : Vassilev, Van der Kaay
Secretary : Thulin Treasurer : Muller 

1988
President : Muller Vice presidents : Coba, Jansen Secretary: Thulin Treasurer: Melhorn 

1992
President : Halvorsen Vice presidents : Mas-Coma,  Secretary : Borgsteede Treasurer : Arme  

1996
President : Halvorsen Vice presidents : Mas-Coma, Borgsteede Secretary : Altintas
Treasurer : Freyvogel  

2000
President : Houin;  Vice presidents : Bruschi, Wedrychowicz Secretary : Guruz Treasurer : Sluiters

2004
President : Mas-Coma Vice president : Bruschi, Carlier Secretary : Mariaux Treasurer : Sluiters  

2008
President : Mas-Coma Vice president : Dupouy-Camet, Linder Secretary : Holland Treasurer : Pozio

 

Prof Witold Stefanski


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Prof PCC Garnham, 1st president





Pr JM Doby, 2nd president



Pr S. Mas-Coma, past president of the EFP,
giving a YSA award