The IAFWP hosted an International Symposium on Food and Waterborne Parasites on Wednesday, September 6 th , 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, during the 26 th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP). The proceedings of this symposium were published in FAWPAR. Presentations and links to articles are as follows:
Risk ranking of foodborne parasites: State of the art. Brecht Devleesschauwer, Sciensano & Ghent University
Molecular epidemiologic tools for waterborne pathogens Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis. Lihua Xiao, South China Agricultural University
Fishborne zoonotic heterophyid infections: An update. Jong-Yil Chai, Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Korea Association of Health Promotion, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Risk-based management of drinking water safety in Australia: Implementation of health based targets to determine water treatment requirements and identification of pathogen surrogates for
validation of conventional filtration. Paul Monis, Australian Water Quality Centre, South Australian Water Corporation, Adelaide, Australia.
Transmission of waterborne parasites in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Overview and direction forward. Yvonne A.L. Lim, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.