The theme of DFTB17 was ‘Making a Difference‘ and it was important for us to close with a story of hope, a story of how we can impact on the lives of others. Josh Francis is a paediatric infectious diseases specialist working in the Royal Darwin Hospital. He has been working alongside the peoples of Timor-Leste since 2013 to help combat rheumatic heart disease. This is a talk about children, about hope and about the triumph of the human spirit.
Go ahead and listen to the talk..
Davis, T. Together we can change the world: paediatrics in East Timor by Josh Francis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: