English-to-Vietnamese Translation of Technical Documents of SNOMED CT

Better Health Program Family Health International (FHI 360)


English-to-Vietnamese Translation of Technical Documents of SNOMED CT

1. Back ground

BHP Vietnam is a 3.5-year programme funded by the UK Government’s Prosperity Fund and aims to reduce non-communicable disease (NCD) burden in Vietnam by improving access to safe, quality care using equitable, ethical and sustainable approaches. The programme will accomplish this through the implementation of a set of activities in the following areas: 1) Strategies to Counter NCDs; 2) Education and Training; and 3) Provider Performance Improvement. BHP is now looking a consultancy service to provide the English-to-Vietnam translation service of the SNOMED CT (SCT). Detailed information are as follows:

2. Objectives

The main objective of this service is to provide the English-to-Vietnamese professional translation service of technical concepts and clinical terminologies of SNOMED CT. The output will be timely released with the high quality as clarified below.

3. Scope of Work

  • Review the technical concepts, including surgery, hepatology, respiratory system and septic shock.
  • Provide the English-to-Vietnamese translation service of technical concepts related to the following specialties: surgery, hepatology, respiratory system and septic shock.
  • The number of pages translated is estimated at 1200.

4. Required qualification of translator

Interested individuals/institutes/universities/firms should possess:

  • Have at least 5 qualified English-to-Vietnamese translators with at least 5-year experience in medical translation. These translators, including translators, doctors and pharmacists must have the certificate in the editing service and specialized English proficiency.
  • Proven experience in the professional translation services in health care sector/international patient summary/ICD/equivalent clinical terminologies.
  • Have at least 10 years in providing English-to-Vietnamese translation service
  • Complete the above-mention scope of work with the timeline mentioned below.

5. Timeline

The consultant will provide the services described under “Scope of Work” in Section 3 according to the following time schedule:

  • Start date: 18 December 2020
  • End date: 31 December 2020
  • Deadline for submission of the application and related documents: 17.00, 14 December 2020

6. Others:

Kindly be noted that the intellectual property rights of documents and/or materials translated under this consultancy are owned by Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO).

Consultant(s) are requested not to disclose any confidential information to any other person except without obtaining the BHP Vietnam’s prior written consent.

For interested suppliers, please send the quotation (with the supporting documents to prove your capacities as required) no later than 17.00, 14 December 2020 to:

Tran Chien Thang Better Health Programme Family Health International in Viet Nam (FHI360) Email: tthang@fhi360.org Address: 7th , Hanoi Tourist Building, 18 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

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