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Does Absenteeism Affect Academic Performance? An Insight from UK Based Medical Student [Response to Letter]

Authors Latif Khan Y, Khursheed Lodhi S, Bhatti S, Ali W

Received 17 January 2020

Accepted for publication 17 January 2020

Published 23 January 2020 Volume 2020:11 Pages 81—82

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S246423


Yousaf Latif Khan, 1, 2 Sohail Khursheed Lodhi, 1, 2 Shahzad Bhatti, 2–4 Waqas Ali 2

1Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hameed Latif Hospital, Lahore 54800, Pakistan; 2Department of Medical Education, Rashid Latif Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan; 3Lahore Institute of Fertility and Endocrinology, Hameed Latif Hospital, Lahore 54800, Pakistan; 4Department of Human Genetics and Molecular Biology, University of Health Sciences, Lahore 54600, Pakistan

Correspondence: Shahzad Bhatti
Department of Medical Education, Rashid Latif Medical College, 14 – Abu Bakar Block, New Garden Town, Lahore 54800, Pakistan
Tel +923214529974
Email drshahzadbhatti@yahoo.com


Firstly, we would like to thank you for the opportunity to respond to the points raised by Rishikesh Gandhewari and Kalyan Vemulapalli and their effort to clarify aspects of our findings concerning their  suggestions.We also thank the Gandhewari and colleagues for their interest in our study of “Does Absenteeism Affect Academic Performance Among Undergraduate Medical Students? Evidence from “Rashid Latif Medical College (RLMC).” Although to the best of our knowledge, we could not find their published research finding regarding that subject. 


This is in response to the Letter to the Editor
View the original paper by Khan and colleagues


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