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[Correspondence] Life-sustaining technologies in resource-limited settings

Vivekanand Jha and colleagues (Feb 23, p 1851)1 highlighted several issues on global dialysis. As stated in their Health Policy paper, more than 2 million people died in 2010 because of insufficient access to dialysis, most of whom were from resource-limited settings.2 However, several issues remain unaddressed, particularly factors related to dialysis in resource-limited settings, where more than 80% of people affected by kidney diseases live.3,4