Mrs Sithara Wanni Arachchige Dona



Associate Research Fellow, Deakin Health Economics


Faculty of Health


School of Health & Social Dev


Melbourne Burwood Campus



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An assessment of ten popular pregnancy applications (Apps) available for women in Australia

S Wanni Arachchige Dona, M Angeles, D Nguyen, P Cooper, L Sweet, A Peeters

(2024), Vol. 184, pp. 105354-105354, International Journal of Medical Informatics, Ireland, C1

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The impact of maternal health on child's health outcomes during the first five years of child's life in countries with health systems similar to Australia: A systematic review

S Mudiyanselage, S Dona, M Angeles, I Majmudar, M Marembo, E Tan, A Price, J Watts, L Gold, J Abimanyi-Ochom

(2024), Vol. 19, PLoS ONE, C1

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The Impact of Childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) on Children's Health-Related Quality of Life: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

S Wanni Arachchige Dona, N Badloe, E Sciberras, L Gold, D Coghill, H Le

(2023), Vol. 27, pp. 598-611, Journal of Attention Disorders, United States, C1

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Social gradient in use of health services and health‐related quality of life of children with attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A systematic review

Abraham Sevastidis, Sithara Wanni Arachchige Dona, Lisa Gold, Emma Sciberra, David Coghill, Ha Le

(2023), Vol. 3, pp. 1-15, JCPP Advances, London, Eng., C1

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Impact of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Rebate (MBSR) freeze on General Practice (GP) use: multivariable regression analysis

S Mudiyanselage, S Dona, J Abimanyi-Ochom, J Watts

(2023), Vol. 23, pp. 1-7, BMC Health Services Research, London, Eng., C1

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Barriers and Enablers of Service Access and Utilization for Children and Adolescents With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Review

K McKenna, S Wanni Arachchige Dona, L Gold, A Dew, H Le

(2023), Vol. 28, pp. 259-278, Journal of Attention Disorders, United States, C1

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Modelling the potential acute and post-acute burden of COVID-19 under the Australian border re-opening plan

M Angeles, S Wanni Arachchige Dona, H Nguyen, L Le, M Hensher

(2022), Vol. 22, pp. 1-13, BMC Public Health, Berlin, Germany, C1

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COVID‐19 vaccines, boosters and mandates: building a mission economy, not a rentier paradise

Martin Hensher, Sithara Wanni Arachchige Dona

(2022), Vol. 216, pp. 556-558, Medical Journal of Australia, London, Eng., C1

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Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Australia: Future Projection of Supply and Demand, and Costs

S Dona, M Angeles, D Nguyen, L Gao, M Hensher

(2022), Vol. 32, pp. 3013-3022, Obesity Surgery, C1

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Scoping review: Development and assessment of evaluation frameworks of mobile health apps for recommendations to consumers

M Hensher, P Cooper, S Dona, M Angeles, D Nguyen, N Heynsbergh, M Chatterton, A Peeters

(2021), Vol. 28, pp. 1318-1329, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Added socioeconomic burden of non-communicable disease on HIV/AIDS affected households in the Asia Pacific region: A systematic review

S Wanni Arachchige Dona, S Bohingamu Mudiyanselage, J Watts, R Sweeney, B Coghlan, I Majmudar, J Abimanyi-Ochom

(2021), Vol. 9, The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, England, C1

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Impacts of chronic disease prevention programs implemented by private health insurers: a systematic review

S Wanni Arachchige Dona, M Angeles, N Hall, J Watts, A Peeters, M Hensher

(2021), Vol. 21, BMC Health Services Research, England, C1

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Strategies to reduce diagnostic errors: A systematic review

J Abimanyi-Ochom, S Bohingamu Mudiyanselage, M Catchpool, M Firipis, S Wanni Arachchige Dona, J Watts

(2019), Vol. 19, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, England, C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Evaluation of maternity self management apps.

Prof Anna Peeters, Prof Linda Sweet, Ms Mary Rose Angeles, Mrs Sithara Wanni Arachchige Dona, Ms Dieu Nguyen, Dr Paul Cooper

Department of Health

  • 2022: $25,000

Validating the mHealth Framework for Health App evaluation.

Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Paul Cooper, Mrs Sithara Wanni Arachchige Dona, Ms Mary Rose Angeles, Ms Dieu Nguyen, A/Prof Anna Ugalde, Dr Natalie Winter, A/Prof Lemai Nguyen

Department of Health

  • 2023: $35,000


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