President’s Message

President’s Message

Greetings from the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine! Welcome to the official website of the MSPTM, a society which is made up of a diverse group of over 800 scientists from industry, government, and academia who are interested in the study and teaching of Parasitology. Founded in 1964, MSPTM members have contributed not only to the development of parasitology as a discipline, but also to primary research in systematics, medicine, molecular biology, immunology, physiology, ecology, biochemistry, behavior, and more. Historically, the home of the society has been Institute for Medical Research, and Malaysia has been the centre of many research programmes and knowledge acquisition in the field of entomology and parasitology such as malaria and mosquito borne diseases such as dengue. The society also incorporates scientists in the area of veterinary, wildlife and fish parasitology.

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Our Objectives

To Promote Research and Education for the Advancement of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine. To Disseminate Information on Parasitology and Tropical Medicine with Particular Reference to the Malaysian Region

What We Do?

The Society's main activities are concentrated in organizing a yearly scientific seminar with a different theme each year revolving around current issues in Tropical Diseases and Public Health. This scientific seminar serves as a platform for the scientists to present their research findings.

The society also holds a mid year seminar where key speakers are invited to talk on current topics of Medical Importance.

Council Members 2017

Dr. Chandrawathani Panchadcharam
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Nursheena Mohd Zain
Vice President
Dr. Sam Mohan Aruputham
Dr. Heo Chong Chin
Assistant Secretary
Ms. Ernieenor Faraliana Che Lah


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The Constitution of The Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine


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