Dr. Katinka de Balogh

Dr. Katinka de Balogh is a veterinarian graduated from the Ludwig Maximilian University in Germany, holding a doctorate in tropical parasitology and specialization tropical diseases and veterinary public health.

She has held positions at the World Health Organization and worked as lecturer at the veterinary faculties in Zambia, Mozambique and the Netherlands.

Over the last 16 years she has been working for the Food and Agriculture Organization at its Headquarters in Rome, Italy and presently holds the position of Senior Animal Health and Production Officer at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific based in Bangkok, Thailand where she is the lead technical officer for projects ranging from pig production in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, controlling foot and mouth disease (FMD) and Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) in Afghanistan to livestock breeding in Tonga.

She is also the focal point for the FAO/OIE/WHO Tripartite regional collaboration as well as for antimicrobial resistance and rabies.