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Portuguese to English translation & proofreading of 'Cancer Childhood Survivor's book'

SIOP EUROPE (the European Society for Paediatric Oncology)

05 Nov 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
05 Nov 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
- 1 Native Portuguese Speaker Volunteer to translate from Portuguese to English (7100 words or 25 pages); - 1 Native Portuguese Speaker Volunteer to proofread in English (28000 words or 100 pages). We would need your translation with a short book written by a Childhood Cancer Survivor from Portugal. Now Marine is 28 years old, but when she was 13 she went through cancer in a peculiar way: with humor. This is a book that speaks of cancer without fear, with humor, with vulnerability and especially with truth. Because Marine believes it is possible to be happy in chaos. We would like to publish this book online and spread the word about struggles of childhood cancer patients.
Translation and interpretation
SIOP Europe, or SIOPE, is a continental branch of SIOP – the International Society of Paediatric Oncology. SIOPE's own and complementary vision is to be the single voice of the paediatric haematology oncology community in Europe. Thus, SIOPE strives to represent all stakeholders involved in the field and foster multi-disciplinary and multi-professional approaches also encompassing parents and patients' advocacy groups. The mission of SIOPE is to ensure the best possible care and outcome for children and young people with cancer in Europe - but also beyond, through the integration of research, care and education.
Volunteers: 2 needed
6-10 hours per week / 4 weeks
We are looking for Portuguese native speakers or very close to native speaker level as the book has some jokes and expressions which only a native speaker would catch. You should have some experience in translating from Portuguese to English. Please write in your application message whether you prefer to translate (25 pages) or to proofread (100 pages).
English, Portuguese

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