Published on in Vol 10 , No 11 (2021) :November

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/33572, first published .
Empowering Dementia Carers With an iSupport Virtual Assistant (e-DiVA) in Asia-Pacific Regional Countries: Protocol for a Pilot Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial

Empowering Dementia Carers With an iSupport Virtual Assistant (e-DiVA) in Asia-Pacific Regional Countries: Protocol for a Pilot Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial

Empowering Dementia Carers With an iSupport Virtual Assistant (e-DiVA) in Asia-Pacific Regional Countries: Protocol for a Pilot Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial

Tuan Anh Nguyen 1, 2, 3 * , PhD ;   Kham Tran 1, 2 * , PhD ;   Adrian Esterman 2 , Prof Dr ;   Bianca Brijnath 1 , Prof Dr ;   Lily Dongxia Xiao 4 , Prof Dr ;   Penelope Schofield 5 , Prof Dr ;   Sunil Bhar 5 , Prof Dr ;   Nilmini Wickramasinghe 5 , Prof Dr ;   Ronald Sinclair 6 , PhD ;   Thu Ha Dang 5 , MIPH ;   Sarah Cullum 7 , PhD ;   Yuda Turana 8 , Prof Dr ;   Ladson Hinton 9 , Prof Dr ;   Katrin Seeher 10 , PhD ;   Andre Q Andrade 11 , MD, PhD ;   Maria Crotty 12 , Prof Dr ;   Susan Kurrle 13 , Prof Dr ;   Stefanie Freel 14 , MA ;   Thang Pham 15 , Prof Dr ;   Thanh Binh Nguyen 15 , PhD ;   Henry Brodaty 16 , Prof Dr

1 Social Gerontology Division , National Ageing Research Institute , Melbourne , AU

2 UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences , University of South Australia , Adelaide , AU

3 Health Strategy and Policy Institute , Ministry of Health , Hanoi , VN

4 College of Nursing and Health Sciences , Flinders University , Adelaide , AU

5 Department of Psychology, School of Health Sciences , Swinburne University of Technology , Melbourne , AU

6 Faculty of Sciences , University of Adelaide , Adelaide , AU

7 Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences , University of Auckland , Auckland , NZ

8 School of Medicine , Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia , Jakarta , ID

9 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences , University of California, Davis , Sacramento , CA , US

10 Department of Mental Health and Substance Use , World Health Organization , Geneva , CH

11 Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre , University of South Australia , Adelaide , AU

12 College of Medicine and Public Health , Flinders University , Adelaide , AU

13 Faculty of Medicine and Health , University of Sydney , Sydney , AU

14 Department of Germanic Languages and Literature , University of Toronto , Toronto , ON , CA

15 Department of Neurology and Alzheimer Disease , Vietnam National Geriatric Hospital , Hanoi , VN

16 Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing , School of Psychiatry , University of New South Wales , Sydney , AU

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Tuan Anh Nguyen, PhD
  • Social Gerontology Division
  • National Ageing Research Institute
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  • Melbourne
  • AU
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  • Email: t.nguyen@nari.edu.au