Kastriot Korro **AWARDEE**

Shortlist Category: Individual

Region: Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and Europe

Country: Albania


Professor Kastriot Korro is the National Focal Point on behalf of wildlife diseases for Albania- nominated by the Albanian Agriculture Ministry and approved by OIE.

Professor Korro has been raising community awareness for the protection of both people and animals against rabies in Albania since 1996. He worked with the Hunters Association for four years to better understand carnivores exposed to rabies, and he has been organizing World Rabies Day in Albania for more than 5 years using his own finances.

Professor Korro has published scientific articles regarding rabies and presented the rabies epidemiological situation in Albania at conferences worldwide.