Applied Health Economics and Health Policy

, Volume 17, Issue 4, pp 569–570 | Cite as

Comment on: “Cost Effectiveness of Dialysis Modalities: A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations”

  • Salman Hussain
  • Ambrish Singh
  • Anwar HabibEmail author
  • Md Sarfaraj Hussain
  • Abul Kalam Najmi
Letter to the Editor



The first author (Salman Hussain) is grateful to Sun Pharmaceuticals, India, for providing assistance for this project under the joint collaboration for a Ph.D. program with the School of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (SPER), Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India.

Compliance with Ethical Standards



Conflict of interest

We, Salman Hussain, Ambrish Singh, Anwar Habib, Md Sarfaraj Hussain and Abul Kalam Najmi, declare no potential conflict of interest with respect to the research, authorship, funding, and/or publication of this letter.

Research involving human participants and/or animals

This letter does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pharmaceutical Medicine (Division of Pharmacology), School of Pharmaceutical Education and ResearchJamia HamdardNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of TasmaniaTasmaniaAustralia
  3. 3.Department of Medicine, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and ResearchJamia HamdardNew DelhiIndia
  4. 4.Institute of Pharmaceutical SciencesSanskriti UniversityMathuraIndia
  5. 5.Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmaceutical Education and ResearchJamia HamdardNew DelhiIndia

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