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Josh Francis

Paediatric Infectious Diseases Consultant in Darwin and Timor-Leste

Dr Joshua Francis is a Paediatrician and Paediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist, working at Royal Darwin Hospital in the Northern Territory.

He is a Lecturer with the Flinders University Northern Territory Medical Program, and an Honorary Clinical Fellow with the Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University.

Josh is passionate about global and Indigenous child health, and in addition to his clinical and academic roles in the Northern Territory, he also provides leadership to projects in Timor-Leste that are focussed on strengthening healthcare delivery, clinical training and operational research.

He is on the Board of Bairo Pite Clinic in Dili, Timor-Leste, and leads the clinic’s large tuberculosis program.

He is also coordinating a registrar exchange program between Royal Darwin Hospital and Guido Valadares National Hospital in Timor-Leste.