Dr. Deeni Rudita Bin Idris

deeni.idris@ubd.edu.bn

Assistant Professor, Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences



               

Dr. Deeni Rudita Idris is a nursing lecturer, who started his career as an Education officer at the former PAPRSB College of Nursing, Brunei Darussalam in 2009. Deeni completed his Bachelor of Nursing in Adult Nursing at City University, London, with First Class Honour in early 2009. After teaching for few months and with his high interest in teaching and nursing education, he then went back to the UK to attain his Master degree at the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom in Clinical Education. He has three years’ work experience as a part time registered nurse in the UK while studying for his degrees.

His PhD thesis entitled “Health help seeking behaviour and health care services utilisation of Bruneian men: a Grounded theory study”. The PhD was done under the supervision of two experts from Durham University, UK and Edinburgh Napier University. and The PhD study was looking at how being a man in Brunei influences the way they utilizes health care services.

EDUCATION

Bsc. (Hons) Adult Nursing (City University, UK), Msc. in Clinical Education (UEA, UK), Post-basic diploma in Mental Health Nursing (Brunei), Diploma in Nursing (PAP Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah, College of Nursing, Brunei Darussalam), 1-year exchange nursing students' program abroad (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia).

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Men's health: Masculinities and health-help seeking behavior, HIV/AIDS & STI prevention measures, Men and aging (Elderly care), Men & mental health.

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Idris, D.R., Tengah, A. & Noor, S.M. (2019). Caring is not a one man show: Family acre giver experiences in caring the dependent elderly in Brunei Darussalam. Advances in Health Sciences Research. 13: 55 - 63. Doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.2991/ichs-18.2019.43. Presented at 5th ICHS 2018: Indonesia.

Idris, D.R., Hassan, N.S. & Sofian, N. (2019). Masculinity, Ill Health, Health-Help Seeking Behavior and Health Maintenance of Diabetic Male Patients: Preliminary Findings from Brunei Darussalam. Belitung Nursing Journal. 5(3): 123-129.

Idris, D.R., Forrest, S. & Brown, S. (2019). Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and 'doing' male identities across the life course. Sociology of Health & Illness. 41(6): 1071-1087. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12885 (Available: https://authorservices.wiley.com/api/pdf/fullArticle/16379102)

Shahif, S., Idris, D.R., Lupat, A. & Rahman, H.A. (2019). Knowledge and attitude towards mental illness among primary healthcare nurses in Brunei: A cross-sectional study. Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 45. P: 33 - 37.

Idris, Deeni Rudita. (2017) Health help seeking behaviour and health care services utilisation of Bruneian men: a grounded theory study., Durham theses, Durham University. Available at Durham E-Theses Online: http://etheses.dur.ac.uk/12438/

Idris, D.R., Forrest, S & Brown, S. (2017). Integrative Review of Literature on Masculinity, health service utilisation and health outcomes. Brunei Darussalam Journal of Health. 7 (1): 26-42.

Idris, D.R., Forrest, S. & Brown, S. (2016). Health help seeking behaviour and health care utilization of Bruneian men: a Grounded Theory study. British Sociology Association Annual Conference.

Idris, D.R., Forrest, S. & Brown, S. (2016). Health seeking, masculinity and performing culturally expected life course transition: Findings from Brunei Darussalam. Masculinities, Roles & Transitions Seminar, York, United Kingdom.

TOP PUBLICATIONS

Idris, D.R., Forrest, S. & Brown, S. (2019). Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and 'doing' male identities across the life course. Sociology of Health & Illness. 41(6): 1071-1087. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12885 (Available: https://authorservices.wiley.com/api/pdf/fullArticle/16379102)

Shahif, S., Idris, D.R., Lupat, A. & Rahman, H.A. (2019). Knowledge and attitude towards mental illness among primary healthcare nurses in Brunei: A cross-sectional study. Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 45. P: 33 - 37.

GRANT DETAILS

Jagjit Singh Dhaliwal , Zaidah Rizidah Murang , Munikumar Venkatsalu, Jocelyne Feine, Shahid Mitha, Hj Mohin bin Hj Momin, Feby Francis, Asmah Husaini, Deeni Rudita Idris, Owais A. Malik, Teo Shy Pho & Awang Hj Muhammad Syafiq Bin Abdullah. OPCAR Project: Improving Oral Palliative Care for Terminally-ill Patients in Brunei Darussalam. Grant awarded: $37, 065.

Nik AA Tuah (PI), Liling Chaw, Deeni Rudita Idris, Siti Nurhedayah Hj Abdul Latif and Dk Ratna Suriani Pg Hj Osman. Title: ‘Adolescent-friendly health services in Brunei Darussalam’. Grant: BND$16,970.00, funded by World Health Organization and Ministry of Health Brunei Darussalam on 21st January 2019.