Welcome to UVAS and Department of Parasitology

One of the oldest institution of veterinary sciences in Asia

With a marvelous history of 133 years of excellence, the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore is now positioned among top ten Universities of Pakistan. Originally established as a school in 1882. Realizing the importance of livestock and poultry sectors in the economy of the county and growing need of human resource and research work in veterinary & animal sciences and allied fields in the country, this historic institution was upgraded as University in 2002. Presently, UVAS comprises of 23 departments in five faculties, three institutes, one constituent college and a school along with seven affiliated institutes at Attock, Rawalpindi, Shiekhupura, Okara, Lahore, Narowal and Sahiwal. The University has now expanded to five campuses, including its City Campus Lahore, Ravi Campus Pattoki, Avian Research & Training Center at Ferozepur Road, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences Jhang and the Para Veterinary School in Karor Lal Easin, District Layyah.With a motto "Provoking Potentials, Producing Professionals". UVAS offers wide ranging services, to farmers, pet owners, community members and industry stakeholders, including diagnostics facilities, clinical & extension services, vaccine production, consultancy & advisory services, regulations & policy framework etc.

Welcome Message

  • It is a great pleasure and honor to extend a warm invitation to the PARACON 2019 “International Parasitology Conference”. UVAS has taken pride in welcoming guests from all over the world since 1882. Now, UVAS beckons you to attend PARACON 2019. I look forward to welcoming you in this engaging scientific conference in UVAS.

    Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha Vice Chancellor, UVAS
  • This is a special occasion for the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences in hosting the PARACON 2019. Department of Parasitology has long standing history of research and I hope the conference will attract academia, talented researchers and young student community.3

    Prof Dr Masood Rabbani Dean, FVS, UVAS
  • On behalf of organising committee of PARACON, we would like to express our warmest welcome to all of you participating in PARACON 2019. Lahore is a beautiful and vivacious city, well-known for its hospitality and friendly people, and I hope you will enjoy your stay in Lahore, Pakistan.

    Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf Chairman Parasitology