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Spanish Translation of Diabetes Information

Spanish Translation of Diabetes Information

If you’re looking into Spanish translation of diabetes information, you’ll be in excellent company. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has both English and Spanish versions of their “Diabetes” page, which include general information about the condition,...

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When to use back translation

When to use back translation

Back translation is often represented as a quality assurance method, but we encourage our clients to carefully consider when to use back translation. The nature of language and of translation means that back translation doesn’t necessarily guarantee or improve...

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Effective translation of patient guides

Effective translation of patient guides

Effective translation of patient guides starts before a single word has been translated. When source materials are created without the consideration that they may eventually be translated, a potentially straightforward process can become more complicated, more time...

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Achieving patient-friendly translation

Achieving patient-friendly translation

Do you work in the healthcare space and you’re looking for patient-friendly translations? You’re not alone! This topic has crossed our desk more than once lately, from determining Spanish readability to questions about the Japanese translation for “fast heartbeat.”...

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Translating health claims on packaging

Translating health claims on packaging

There are two facets to properly translating health claims on packaging: legal and linguistic. If you’ve gone to market in the US with a health claim on your product package, you’re already well aware of relevant regulations and may already be working with in-country...

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What are healthcare translation services?

What are healthcare translation services?

The answer to that question may seem like a simple one, but whether you’re new to healthcare translation or have been involved in this industry for a while, answering that question can take us in myriad directions. Our aim here is to provide a general overview for...

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