On 21st March 2023, The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania (URT) declared the Marburg Viral Disease (MVD) outbreak, which has affected two wards of Bukoba District Council, Kagera region, located in the North-Western part of the country. Following the outbreak, the Government of the URT has decided to implement and enhance public health measures to contain the epidemic and prevent local and international spread in line with the International Health Regulation of 2005.