Dr Eindra Aung

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

Profile

Qualifications

MBBS, MIPH, PhD

Biography

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

Research interests

  • Health program/services evaluation
  • Behaviour change communication

Publications

  • 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

Updated:  24 April 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director/Page Contact:  Executive Support Officer