Select Publications


Jayasuriya R; Razee H; Brentnall L; Whittaker M; Yap L; Chakumai K; Brentnall , 2011, Voices from the Field: Factors Influencing Rural Health Worker Performance in Papua New Guinea, Original, University of New South Wales, Sydney


Book Chapters

Perera M; Jayasuriya R, 2011, 'A Critical Review of Epidemiological Studies of Near Death Experiences 2001-2010', in Perera M; Jagadheesan K; Peake A (ed.), Making Sense of Near-Death Experiences: A Handbook for Clinicians, edn. 1, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London, pp. 36 - 50,

Yaghmaei F; Jayasuriya R, 2009, 'The Role of Subjective Computer Training and Management Support to Use Computers in Community Health Centers', in Handbook of Research on Information Technology Management and Clinical Data Administration in Healthcare, IGI Global, pp. 104 - 112,

Journal articles

Thapa P; Narasimhan P; Beek K; Hall JJ; Jayasuriya R; Mukherjee PS; Sheokand S; Heitkamp P; Shukla P; Klinton JS; Yellappa V; Mudgal N; Pai M, 2024, 'Unlocking the potential of informal healthcare providers in tuberculosis care: Insights from India', BMJ Global Health, 9, pp. e015212,

Sarfraz M; Hamid S; Kulane A; Jayasuriya R, 2023, '‘The wife should do as her husband advises’: Understanding factors influencing contraceptive use decision making among married Pakistani couples—Qualitative study', PLoS ONE, 18,

Thapa P; Narasimhan P; Jayasuriya R; Hall JJ; Mukherjee PS; Das DK; Beek K, 2023, 'Barriers and facilitators to informal healthcare provider engagement in the national tuberculosis elimination program of India: An exploratory study from West Bengal', PLOS Global Public Health, 3, pp. e0001390,


Perera BPR; Caldera A; Godamunne P; Stewart-Brown S; Wickremasinghe AR; Jayasuriya R, 2022, 'Measuring mental well-being in Sri Lanka: validation of the Warwick Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) in a Sinhala speaking community', BMC Psychiatry, 22,

Thapa P; Hall JJ; Jayasuriya R; Mukherjee PS; Beek K; Das DK; Mandal T; Narasimhan P, 2022, 'What are the tuberculosis care practices of informal healthcare providers? A cross-sectional study from Eastern India', Health policy and planning, 37, pp. 1158 - 1166,

Thapa P; Jayasuriya R; Hall JJ; Mukherjee PS; Beek K; Briggs N; Das DK; Mandal T; Narasimhan P, 2022, 'Are informal healthcare providers knowledgeable in tuberculosis care? A cross-sectional survey using vignettes in West Bengal, India.', International Health, 15, pp. 389 - 396,

Karunaratna S; Weerasinghe MC; Ranasinghe T; Jayasuriya R; Chandraratne N; Herath H; Quaife M, 2022, 'Improving uptake of non-communicable disease screening in Sri Lanka: eliciting people's preferences using a discrete choice experiment', Health Policy and Planning, 37, pp. 218 - 231,

Bhandari B; Narasimhan P; Jayasuriya R; Vaidya A; Schutte AE; Bhandari Bhattarai B, 2022, 'Effectiveness and Acceptability of a Mobile Phone Text Messaging Intervention to Improve Blood Pressure Control (TEXT4BP) among Patients with Hypertension in Nepal: A Feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial', Global Heart, 17, pp. 13,

Govindasamy S; Beek K; Yates K; Jayasuriya R; Reynolds R; de Wit JBF; Harris M, 2022, 'Experiences of overweight and obese patients with diabetes and practice nurses during implementation of a brief weight management intervention in general practice settings serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse disadvantaged populations', Australian Journal of Primary Health, 29, pp. 358 - 364,

Bhandari B; Narasimhan P; Vaidya A; Subedi M; Jayasuriya R; Bhandari Bhattarai B, 2021, 'Barriers and facilitators for treatment and control of high blood pressure among hypertensive patients in Kathmandu, Nepal: a qualitative study informed by COM-B model of behavior change', BMC Public Health, 21, pp. 1524,

Sarfraz M; Hamid S; Rawstorne P; Ali M; Jayasuriya R, 2021, 'Role of social network in decision making for increasing uptake and continuing use of long acting reversible (LARC) methods in Pakistan', Reproductive Health, 18,

Bhandari B; Schutte AE; Jayasuriya R; Vaidya A; Subedi M; Narasimhan P; Bhandari Bhattarai B, 2021, 'Acceptability of a mHealth strategy for hypertension management in a low-income and middle-income country setting: A formative qualitative study among patients and healthcare providers', BMJ Open, 11,

Thapa P; Jayasuriya R; Hall JJ; Beek K; Mukherjee P; Gudi N; Narasimhan P, 2021, 'Role of informal healthcare providers in tuberculosis care in low- And middle-income countries: A systematic scoping review', PLoS ONE, 16, pp. e0256795,

Mejos KK; Arcot J; Ignacio MS; Jayasuriya R, 2021, 'Evaluating Interventions With Special Fortified Products and Complementary Feeding Recommendations to Best Achieve the Nutrient Adequacy in Filipino Complementary Diets', Current Developments in Nutrition, 5, pp. 667 - 667,

Mejos KK; Ignacio MS; Jayasuriya R; Arcot J, 2021, 'Use of Linear Programming to Develop Complementary Feeding Recommendations to Improve Nutrient Adequacy and Dietary Diversity Among Breastfed Children in the Rural Philippines', Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 42, pp. 274 - 288,

Mellor R; Werner A; Moussa B; Mohsin M; Jayasuriya R; Tay AK, 2021, 'Prevalence, predictors and associations of complex post-traumatic stress disorder with common mental disorders in refugees and forcibly displaced populations: a systematic review', European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12,

Perera BPR; Jayasuriya R; Caldera A; Wickremasinghe AR, 2020, 'Assessing mental well-being in a Sinhala speaking Sri Lankan population: Validation of the WHO-5 well-being index', Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 18,

Bhandari B; Narasimhan P; Vaidya A; Jayasuriya R; Bhandari Bhattarai B, 2020, 'Theory-based mobile phone text messaging intervention for blood pressure control (TEXT4BP) among hypertensive patients in Nepal: Study protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, 10, pp. e040799,

Purwaningrum DN; Arcot J; Hadi H; Hasnawati RA; Rahmita RS; Jayasuriya R, 2020, 'A cultural adaptation and validation of a child eating behaviour measure in a low- And middle-income country', Public Health Nutrition, 23, pp. 1931 - 1938,

Isangula KG; Seale H; Jayasuriya R; Nyamhanga TM; Stephenson N, 2020, 'What factors shape doctors' trustworthiness? Patients' perspectives in the context of hypertension care in rural Tanzania', Rural and remote health, 20, pp. 5826,

Giang NH; Oanh TTM; Anh Tuan K; Hong Van P; Jayasuriya R, 2020, 'Is Health Insurance Associated with Health Service Utilization and Economic Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases on Households in Vietnam?', Health Systems and Reform, 6, pp. 1 - 15,

Purwaningrum DN; Sibagariang HYM; Arcot J; Hadi H; Hasnawati RA; Rahmita RS; Jayasuriya R, 2018, 'Validation of a measurement instrument for parental child feeding in a low and middle-income country', International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 15, pp. 113,

Pinidiyapathirage J; Jayasuriya R; Cheung NW; Schwarzer R, 2018, 'Self-efficacy and planning strategies can improve physical activity levels in women with a recent history of gestational diabetes mellitus', Psychology and Health, 33, pp. 1062 - 1077,

Khim K; Jayasuriya R; Annear PL, 2018, 'Administrative reform and pay‐for‐performance methods of primary health service delivery: A comparison of 3 health districts in Cambodia, 2006‐2012', International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 33, pp. e569 - e585,

Isangula KG; Seale H; Nyamhanga T; Jayasuriya R; Stephenson N, 2018, 'Trust matters: Patients’ and providers’ accounts of the role of trust in hypertension care in rural Tanzania', Tanzania Journal of Health Research, 20, pp. 1 - 15,

Tay AK; Jayasuriya R; Jayasuriya D; Silove D, 2017, 'Measurement invariance of the Hopkins Symptoms Checklist: A novel multigroup alignment analytic approach to a large epidemiological sample across eight conflict-affected districts from a nation-wide survey in Sri Lanka Andrew Rasmussen, Nuwan Jayawickreme', Conflict and Health, 11,

Tay AK; Jayasuriya R; Jayasuriya D; Silove D, 2017, 'Assessing the factorial structure and measurement invariance of PTSD by gender and ethnic groups in Sri Lanka: An analysis of the modified Harvard Trauma Questionnaire (HTQ)', Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 47, pp. 45 - 53,

Hort K; Jayasuriya R; Dayal P, 2017, 'The link between UHC reforms and health system governance: lessons from Asia', Journal of Health Organization and Management, 31, pp. 270 - 285,

Tay AK; Jayasuriya R; Jayasuriya D; Silove D, 2017, 'Twelve-month trajectories of depressive and anxiety symptoms and associations with traumatic exposure and ongoing adversities: a latent trajectory analysis of a community cohort exposed to severe conflict in Sri Lanka', Translational Psychiatry, 7, pp. e1200 - e1200,

Lwin MO; Vijaykumar S; Rathnayake VS; Lim G; Panchapakesan C; Foo S; Wijayamuni R; Wimalaratne P; Fernando ONN, 2016, 'A Social Media mHealth Solution to Address the Needs of Dengue Prevention and Management in Sri Lanka.', J Med Internet Res, 18, pp. e149,

Jayasuriya D; Jayasuriya R; Tay AK; Silove D, 2016, 'Associations of mental distress with residency in conflict zones, ethnic minority status, and potentially modifiable social factors following conflict in Sri Lanka: A nationwide cross-sectional study', The Lancet Psychiatry, 3, pp. 145 - 153,

Jayasuriya D; Jayasuriya R; Tay AK; Silove D, 2016, 'Mental distress and potentially modifiable social factors in post-conflict Sri Lanka-authors' response', The Lancet Psychiatry, 3, pp. 103,

De Silva SHP; Jayasuriya AR; Rajapaksa LC; De Silva AP; Barraclough SIMON, 2016, 'Development and Validation of a Measure of Quality of Life for the Young Elderly in Sri Lanka', Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 28, pp. 115S - 125S,

Jayasuriya R; Pinidiyapathirage MJ; Jayawardena R; Kasturiratne A; De Zoysa P; Godamunne P; Gamage S; Wickremasinghe AR, 2015, 'Translational research for Diabetes Self-Management in Sri Lanka: A randomized controlled trial', Primary Care Diabetes, 9, pp. 338 - 345,

Jayasuriya R, 2014, 'Will current health reforms in south and east Asia improve equity?', Medical Journal of Australia, 201, pp. 382,

Jayasuriya R; Jayasinghe UW; Wang Q, 2014, 'Health worker performance in rural health organizations in low- and middle-income countries: Do organizational factors predict non-task performance?', Social Science and Medicine, 113, pp. 1 - 4,

Chan AYC; Caputi P; Jayasuriya RA; Browne JL, 2013, 'Counterfactual thinking and anticipated emotions enhance performance in computer skills training', Behaviour and Information Technology, 32, pp. 387 - 396,

Jayasuriya R; Whittaker M; Halim G; Matineau T, 2012, 'Rural health workers and their work environment: The role of inter-personal factors on job satisfaction of nurses in rural Papua New Guinea', BMC Health Services Research, 12,

Wang Q; Jayasuriya R; Man WYN; Fu H, 2012, 'Does Functional Disability Mediate the Pain–Depression Relationship in Older Adults With Osteoarthritis? A Longitudinal Study in China', Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, online,

Razee H; Whittaker M; Jayasuriya RA; Yap L; Brentnall L; Brentnall , 2012, 'Listening to the rural health workers in Papua New Guinea - The social factors that influence their motivation to work', Social Science and Medicine, 75, pp. 828 - 835,

Jayasuriya R; Whittaker M; Halim G; Matineau T; Halim G, 2012, 'Rural health workers and their work environment: the role of inter-personal factors on job satisfaction of nurses in rural Papua New Guinea', BMC Health Services Research, 12, pp. 1 - 12,

McDonald J; Jayasuriya R; Harris MF, 2012, 'The influence of power dynamics and trust on multidisciplinary collaboration: a qualitative case study of type 2 diabetes mellitus', BMC Health Services Research, 12, pp. 1 - 10,

McDonald J; Powell Davies PG; Jayasuriya RA; Harris MF, 2011, 'Collaboration across private and public sector primary health care services: benefits, costs and policy implications', Journal of Interprofessional Care, Epub ahead of print - 9 May,

Chan A; Caputi P; Jayasuriya R, 2011, 'Easy task first? Roles of metacognitive computer skills training strategies depend on how training tasks are sequenced', British Journal of Educational Technology, 42, pp. E71 - E75,

Caputi P; Chan A; Jayasuriya R, 2011, 'How helpful are error management and counterfactual thinking instructions to inexperienced spreadsheet users' training task performance?', British Journal of Educational Technology, 42, pp. 592 - 597,

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