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Economic sanctions are against basic human rights on health

  • Mohsen FarsadEmail author
  • Arman Rahmim
  • Simin Dadparvar
  • Jamshid Farahati
  • Siroos Mirzaei
  • Abass Alavi
Letter to the Editor

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not describe any studies with human participants.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineCentral Hospital of BolzanoBozenItaly
  2. 2.Departments of Radiology and PhysicsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  3. 3.Department of Radiology; Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular ImagingTemple University HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA
  4. 4.Clinic for Nuclear Medicine, BethesdaDuisburgGermany
  5. 5.Institut für Nuklearmedizin mit PET-ZentrumWilhelminenspitalWienAustria
  6. 6.Department of RadiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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