Sunday, 10 November 2013

Medical Translation in Tamil

Medical translation is a specialized form of translation that involves content related to the medical domain. With technology allowing easy access across geographies, more and more medical content is being shared across the world for the good of humanity. This necessitates error free medical translation in different languages.
We have discussed the impact of quality in translation in few of our earlier blogs. As medical translation is a highly specialized field of translation that relates to human life, highly professional medical translators are the ones who should work on such content. A slight error in converting content from English to say, Tamil can cause huge damages. Let us say, a patient’s report made in Franc needs to be understood by a local doctor in Chennai, India – the same shall require French to Tamil translation. Now, a slight error in translation here can have heavy consequences as a mis-translation  would lead to misinterpretation of the medical report and probably to mistreatment later on.

Tamil is the official language of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is spoken in the metro city of Chennai which is a medical hub. Thus, there is a growing demand for Medical translation in Tamil language. An agency that offers quality Medical Tamil translation services in India must have a team of professional translators who are experts in the medical domain.