Rita Francis is the AOD Project Officer at the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) since January 2019. Rita is currently coordinating the implementation of the AOD-OUR-WAY 2 project to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Prior to this role, Rita was the Tackling Indigenous Smoking Project officer coordinating a social marketing campaign at Apunipima Cape York Health Council to 11 Cape York communities. Rita’s experience in Indigenous Health Promotion over the years has included a focus on social marketing and health communication. Rita is currently a member of the Queensland Health Promotion Network.