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ea0090p513 | Thyroid | ECE2023

Epidemiology of thyroid cancer in Tunisia

Mohsen Selma , Hyem Khiari , Emna Mziou , Achwak Mehrez , Olfa Berriche

Introduction: In 2020, Thyroid cancer was responsible for 586,000 cases worldwide, ranking in 9th place in terms of incidence. It is also the most common type of cancer of the endocrine system in 2020. According to the literature, thyroid cancer have reported an increase in the incidence worldwide. However, it varies greatly from country to country. The aim of this work was to evaluate the incidence of thyroid cancer and its trend in northern Tunisia between 1990 and 2019....

ea0090ep448 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Trends in the prevalence and mortality rate of protein-energy malnutrition in Tunisia

Mohsen Selma , Salem Dorra Ben , Emna Mziou , Hyem Khiari , Achwak Mehrez , Olfa Berriche

Introduction: Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) results from an imbalance between the intake and the needs of the body, which is still noted in developing countries. The aim of this work was to describe the trend of prevalence and mortality rate during the period 2010- 2019 in people aged over 55 years in Tunisia.Methods: This was a retrospective descriptive study. The data source was the Washington Institute of Health Metrics for Tunisia. We performed a...