Dr Joshua Francis

Paediatric infectious diseases specialist, Menzies School of Health Research

Dr Joshua Francis

Dr Joshua Francis is a paediatric infectious diseases specialist from Darwin in the Northern Territory. His work is largely focused on Indigenous and global child health, with involvement across the Top End and in Timor-Leste. Josh has established strong links between health services in Timor-Leste and the Northern Territory for the provision of clinical services, training opportunities for Timorese and Australian clinicians, and collaboration in clinical research with a focus on rheumatic heart disease, tuberculosis and clinical microbiology.

Related sessions
Thursday 29 August 2019
1.30pm – 3.00pm

Major concurrent session

Indigenous housing and health

The intersection between housing and health is well recognised. Unsafe or poor quality housing can have a detrimental impact on the physical and mental health of communities and individuals. This presents opportunities and challenges for providing services to Indigenous communities in the Territory and across regional Australia. This series of evidence-based presentations, followed by a ... view