Armenian National Agrarian University
The Chairs of Epidemiology and Parasitology were founded in 1931 in Yerevan Zoo Veterinary Institute as separate chairs. 2001 in result of joining these two chairs a Chair of Epidemiology and Parasitology was founded. Professor H. Naghashyan has been the head of chair since 2009. Educational-methodical works are organized and implemented according to requirements of modern times. In order to rise the effectiveness of laboratory-experimental trainings the chair cooperates with Balahovit teaching-eperimental farm, as well as other farms and organization.
The staff of the Chair, as well as the experts of the Scientific Centre of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, have worked out the methods of preparation and use of different vaccines against such widely spread diseases as anthrax, abscess, etc. In 1995-2009 parasitic diseases of all animal species kept in Yerevan Zoo were studied, and preventive measures against them were undertaken. The staff of the chair has a great contribution in developing the science.In this sense the names of Professors H. Boyakhchyan, A. Akunts, M. Arevshatyan, S. Grigoryan should be mentioned. A method of pasteurellosis vaccine was worked out for preventing enteric infection among the young animals.
Head of chair is Naghashyan Hovhannes - doctor of sciences, professor
"Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases of Agricultural Animals", " Parasitology and Animal Invasious Diseases" , "Organization of Veterinary and Public Health", "Bee Diseases", "Fish Diseases".