You might be managing clinical research and need to translate a questionnaire about drug outcomes into other languages. This is just one example of the many situations in which people need professional, high-quality translations. In this article we give you three facts about medicine and medical translators.
Historically, translation and medicine have gone hand in hand. A brief look at history reveals that medical translation has existed since the oldest forms of cuneiform writing on clay tablets in Ancient Mesopotamia. But... what will medical translation look like in 2021?
When you have a headache, you probably take some pills that help you to stop it. If so, we are quite sure that sometimes you keep an eye into the medication prospect in order to avoid taking the wrong pill. In this case, the role of medical translators is quite relevant.
The coronavirus outbreak has affected every aspect of life, to such an extent that nobody truly knows if things can ever return to the way they were. The Covid-19 outbreak has forced countries around the world to adopt isolationist policies in a bid to curb the spread of the virus and protect the native population. Yet, even as nations were closing their borders to outside visitors, medical experts and scientists from around the globe united under a common goal.
To be a great doctor, you need to be an exceptional communicator who can convey complex messages clearly to your patients and colleagues. Thus, it is essential for doctors to be extraordinarily adept at languages, especially English. But the problem appears when the doctor doesn’t have enough knowledge of English. That’s why medical translation is important.
Even in our highly digital world, books still have pride of place on our desks and bookshelves. We certainly wouldn’t be without them! Here’s a selection of our favourite dictionaries and books on medical translation and writing. Reading is such important for translators, so... take this recommendations into account!
The ageing population, long waiting lists fortreatment and the continuous increase in out-of-pocket medical costs are among the factorsleading to health tourism being agrowing market. So, it is worth taking a closer look at this developing industry. Like any fast-growing industry, many diﬀerent factorsaﬀect health tourism, among which quality of service isthe most important.
The spending of health professionals who stay in hotels and eat out in restaurantsaround the world when participating in conferences, courses and other health-related events adds up to millions of dollars.
When you look after yourself, you feel better. Healthcare is important for everybody. In fact, medical translators are always trying to help people understand the latest medical research. In this article, we'll share with you the top 3 health-related news items it is worth knowing about.