About Veterinary and Pest Control Services


The Department draws its mandate from the Animal Diseases Control Act No. 10 of 1988 and the World Organization for Animal Health (Office Internationale des Epizooties-OIE) standards, recommendations and guidelines for animal health and welfare with the mandate to:

  • ensure prevention, control and eradication of trans boundary animal diseases and pests to ensure healthy herds and flocks of livestock

Improve the economic well-being of the livestock farmers in the country.


The Department has the following structure:

  1. Animal Health and Clinical Services,
  2. Veterinary Public Health
  3. Quality Assurance and Standards,
  4. Epidemiology

Trans boundary Pest Control Services