About the Authors

Denis Mukwege

Affiliations Panzi General Referral Hospital, Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, Panzi Foundation, Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Marie Berg


Affiliations Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, Centre for Person-Centred Care (GPCC), University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: DM is director of Panzi Hospital and Panzi Foundation.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: MB DM. Investigation: MB. Methodology: MB DM. Resources: DM. Writing – original draft: MB. Writing – review & editing: MB DM.