Dr Eindra Aung

Senior Research Officer
Project Manager
Building 62, Room 2.03
 +61 2 6125 3987





Eindra is currently the Project Manager of ‘Magic Glasses’ Research Programme, which evaluates a school-based health education package for prevention of soil-transmitted helminth infections in China and the Philippines.  Her previous research areas include assessment of quality of care from patient perspectives, patient activation (self-management ability), patient-reported outcomes, ex-prisoners’ health and health information systems. Her international health experiences include coordinating behaviour change communication programs (mainly HIV prevention and reproductive health), and managing post-disaster health and livelihood programs. She also participated in and conducted monitoring and evaluation (including implementation research) of those programs in Thailand, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and India.


Research interests

  • Health program/services evaluation
  • Behaviour change communication


  • Aung, E., Donald, M., Coll, J. R., Williams, G. M., & Doi, S. A. (2015). Association between patient activation and patient-assessed quality of care in type 2 diabetes: results of a longitudinal study. Health Expect. doi:10.1111/hex.12359
  • Aung, E., Donald, M., Williams, G. M., Coll, J. R., & Doi, S. A. (2015). Joint influence of patient-assessed chronic illness care and patient activation on glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes. Int J Qual Health Care , 27(2), 117-124. doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzv001
  • Aung, E., Ostini, R., Dower, J., Donald, M., Coll, J. R., Williams, G. M., & Doi, S. A. (2014). Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) in Type 2 Diabetes: A Longitudinal Study. Eval Health Prof. doi:10.1177/0163278714556674
  • Aung, E., Donald, M., Coll, J., Dower, J., G, M. W., & Doi, S. A. (2013). The impact of concordant and discordant comorbidities on patient-assessed quality of diabetes care. Health Expect. doi:10.1111/hex.12151
  • Aung, E., & Whittaker, M. (2013). Preparing routine health information systems for immediate health responses to disasters. Health Policy Plan, 28(5), 495-507. doi:10.1093/heapol/czs081
  • Aung, E., & Whittaker, M. (2012). Building health systems capacity: an introductory training course on health information systems. Pac Health Dialog, 18(1), 91-102. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23240342
  • Aung, E., Rao, C., & Walker, S. (2010). Teaching cause-of-death certification: lessons from international experience. Postgrad Med J, 86(1013), 143-152. doi:10.1136/pgmj.2009.089821

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