August 1, 2015


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Service Overview

MediqTrans’ high quality and cost-effective medical translation services provide life sciences organizations such as pharmaceuticals, CROs and medical device companies, with the much-needed support to manage and grow their businesses in global markets.

Research & development, product innovation and updates, clinical trials, regulatory submissions and approvals, market access and marketing, training, sales and channel distribution, market competition, etc … . The list of activities and challenges goes on for life sciences organizations as they work towards bringing their products and services to market successfully and safely.

Our well-qualified and experienced medical translators are governed by proven medical translation methodology and quality assurance SOPs. Our disciplined approach to medical translation ensures that we are able to successfully address the sensitivity and technicality of our clients’ medical content. MediqTrans’ quality-driven medical translation services help our clients comply with stricter and ever-increasing regulation by health authorities, and alleviate the commercial pressure to enter new markets as safely and quickly as possible.

MediqTrans has over 4,000 qualified medical translation experts performing translations for medical content across multiple therapeutics. We typically support the R&D, safety, training & development, marketing, market access, clinical operations, regulatory affairs groups, as well as other groups with translation needs.

Document Types & Formats

Using translation memory tools, our medical translation service covers the following document formats:

  • MsWord, MsExcel, MsPowerPoint, XML, HTML, TXT, Adobe InDesign

The following lists some of the most common document/content types in which we perform medical translations:

► Clinical Research
Informed consent forms, protocols, abstracts, IRB correspondences, study reports, PIL (patient information leaflets)

► Regulatory Affairs
AE/SAE reports, PSURs, NDA (New Drug Applications), MAA (Marketing Authorization Applications), drug formulation, quality control documents

► Product Information
Design history files, IFUs/DFUs, user & technical manuals, package inserts, labels, software UI strings

► Marketing
Websites, mobile sites, presentations, press releases, newsletters, brochures & posters, e-books

► Corporate
Contracts, business communications, training materials, employee surveys

Medical Translator Experience

One of our key strengths and most valuable assets is our global talent network. From our headquarters in Singapore, we orchestrate the industry’s most qualified medical linguists, enabling us to consistently deliver exceptional quality for all our medical translation services.

Therapeutic Coverage

In addition to having experience translating for different life sciences organizations (medical devices, pharmaceuticals, CROs), our medical translation services cover multiple therapeutics, including the central nervous system and neurology, allergy/immunology, dermatology, endocrinology, gastro-intestinal, infectious diseases, gynecology, oncology, hematology, pediatrics, renal, reproductive health, rheumatology, and urology.

Profile, Qualifications

While medical translation methods are increasingly advanced in their technical complexity, medical translation quality is predominantly affected by the experience and capabilities of the core human medical translators/reviewers. MediqTrans’ medical translation experts are carefully recruited, and have their performance regularly audited, to endure that they are suitably qualified for the medical translation tasks assigned to them.

Managing medical translators’ performance is a significant effort, and a mandatory process to ensure that a high standard of medical translations is maintained. The following lists our selection criteria, as well as ongoing performance expected from our translators:

  • Native speakers of the target language, with a strong command of the source language
  • A bachelors degree, more than 4 years experience performing medical translation, with named life science organizations translated for, or
  • A diploma, more than 7 years experience performing medical translation, with named life science organizations translated for
  • Experience using language CAT tools – medical translation terminology management and translation memory platforms
  • For every 30,000 words of medical translation per translator, 1,500 words will be selected for quality audit purposes, and measured into their performance scorecard
  • MediqTrans project managers select medical translators for ongoing projects based on their performance scorecard
Representative Clients

Our translators have performed medical translations for several leading life sciences organizations over the years. A snapshot of some of these medical enterprises include:

Medical Devices

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Investment Protection

We aim to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with each and every one of our customers, and be in a position where we’re able to significantly value-add to each relationship.

MediqTrans stands fully committed to medical translation accuracy. As such, all new customers are deemed eligible for MediqTrans’ Investment Protection policy – for any initial project in which our customer deems the translation to be of unacceptable quality, the project value will be fully rebated and redeemed through the next projects with MediqTrans (terms and conditions apply). Please contact us to find out more!