Headed by KWS Field Veterinary Officer Dr. Jeremiah Poghon this Unit has been equipped with a custom-designed vehicle and all the necessary equipment including a vaccine refrigerator, dart gun, VHF radios, GPS, camera, binoculars as well as all the medicines required for rapid and effective veterinary response. An SWT Driver and veterinary assistant support Dr. Poghon along with two experienced Kenya Wildlife Service capture rangers.
This Unit is operated by the SWT with funding from Four Paws and has been operational since November 2003.
The start of 2021 was a fairly quiet month as there were only 3 cases.Read more
The long-awaited rains arrived in the month of November. The wildlife were evidently grateful and the Tsavo ecosystem slowly filled with life as diverse newborns were sighted across the vast savannah grasslands.Read more