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The Meru veterinary team is headed by Kenya Wildlife Service Veterinary Officer Dr Bernard Rono. Dr Rono is ably assisted by SWT driver and veterinary assistant Peter Kariuki along with two skilled KWS capture rangers. The team is fully equipped with GPS, Radios, Cameras, and binoculars, a customised 4x4 vehicle suitable for off-road driving, two darting systems that can be alternately used depending on terrain and other prevailing field conditions, all necessary drugs and medical supplies as well as basic laboratory equipment that enables prompt field diagnosis and treatment.

The Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit is operated by the SWT with generous funding from Mr. Companc and has been operational since February 2013.

Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for May 2020

The month under review was wet at the beginning with scarce rains culminating with dry and windy conditions towards the end. Vegetation within the conservation areas has regenerated to heavy and thick bushes. Streams still continue to flow with substantial waters to water for the wildlife....

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for April 2020

Heavy downpours throughout the month ensured habitats within the Meru region remained rich in vegetation, with water available to wildlife. It was a busy and varied month for the Meru Mobile Vet Unit, headed by KWS Vet, Dr Ephantus....

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for March 2020

This report describes activities carried out by the SWT/KWS Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit operating in northern Kenya in March 2020....

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for January 2020

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for December 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for November 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for October 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for September 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for August 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for July 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for June 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for April - May 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for November 2018

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for October 2018

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for September 2018

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