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Arabic to English

Ehab Ali

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Native in: Arabic Native in Arabic
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, MT post-editing, Transcription, Project management, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Environment & EcologyLaw (general)
IT (Information Technology)Medical (general)
Tourism & TravelScience (general)
International Org/Dev/CoopMedical: Health Care
NutritionPrinting & Publishing

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Translation education Graduate diploma - Cambridge Training College- London
Experience Years of experience: 28. Registered at Nov 1999. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Arabic (Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Ehab A. Ali, MD,PMP,C.Tran.
23-500 Fairway Road South, Suite 217, Kitchener, Ontario N2C 1X3
Tel.: (519)2087244 Direct : (519)7225517
Email: [email protected]
Summary of Qualifications
Senior Translator/ Editor
• Certified Translator (English and Arabic) by ATIO (Canada)
• Postgraduate Diploma in Bilingual Translation from Oxford TC, UK.
• 13 years as head of translation department at an international organization
• Project manager for large series of books, atlases and magazine articles
• Translated 12 books (both from English to Arabic and vice versa)
• Edited and revised more than 50 books
• Edited 9 dictionaries
• Translated and edited dozens of magazine articles, reports and documents.
• Translation expert with a number of local and international organizations, including: Kuwait
Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, World
Health Organization, United Nations Compensations Committee, Hilton Hotels, Nature
Magazine, Arab League, etc.
Senior Writer
• Magazine Writer – Columnist and / or contributor to Modern Literature, Medical Arabization,
Science and Technology, Scientific American (Arabic Edition), Al Hadaf , Women Today, Our
Life, among other magazines.
• Journal Editor for various quarterly, monthly, weekly and daily health and science-related
publications in the Middle East, Canada and online.
• Grant/ Report/ Press Release and Article Writer, Arab League, WHO, RJ Consulting, many
• Companies and Development agencies working in Africa, Middle East and GCC.
• Business Writer – wrote / edited sales & marketing copy and articles, corporate brochures,
business plans
• and Internet copy for multiple clients (Both in English and Arabic).
• Book Writer / Editor – Authored/ translated 12 books; edited 45 books and 8 dictionaries. See
• “Publications”.
• TV Copy Writer for the GCC Joint Program Production Est. Writing the script of a complete
set of health education episodes, including physical activity and health.
Work History
• Chief Arabic Translator and Editor, Science magazine 2012 – Present
• Founding Chief Editor, Nature Arabic Edition, 2011- 2112.
• Founder and CEO, LexiMondo Communications, Canada, 2009 – Present
• Professor and Curriculum Developer for Scientific Translation , Arab Higher Institute for
Translation, Algeria ,2009 – 2011
• Senior Translator, Al-Jarida Newspaper, Kuwait .2007 – 2009
• Founding Editor, Medical Arabization magazine (1997-2007)
• Director, Authorship and Translation Dept., ACML, Arab League, Kuwait (1994-2007)
Ehab A. Ali, MD,PMP,C.Tran.
23-500 Fairway Road South, Suite 217, Kitchener, Ontario N2C 1X3
• Consulting jobs: Writer, Editor, Translator, Development Consultant, Psychometric Assessment Consultant, Management Consultant; Various Organizations (1999- present).
• Translation/ communication expert with various regional and international organizations, such as WHO, UNCC, AAAS, Council of Arab Ministers of Health.
• Arabic: mother tongue, with excellent command of grammar for producing succinct materials for publishing.
• English: Excellent reading, writing, editing and oral communication skills
• French: working knowledge.
• Master of Health Communication Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia 2008
• Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion Curtin University, Australia 2008
• Diploma in Bilingual Translation Cambridge Training College, London, UK 2004
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Assiut University, Egypt 1988
• Certified Translator (English- Arabic) [2011] Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario(ATIO),Canad
• Certified Quality Controller (CQC) [2004] Kaizen Institute, Switzerland.
• Certified Consultant (Psychometrics) [2008] Thomas International (UK)
• Member of PMI and Project Management Professional (PMP) [2012]

Computer Skills
 MS- Office Suite : Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher
 Social media such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
 Adobe InDesign®, PhotoShop, and Acrobat
 Linux (beginner)
 HTML basics.
Select Publications
- Translated Books:
1- Sherwin B. Nuland, How We Die, Knopf,1994(Published in Arabic in 1997 by Kuwait Book Shops Co., Kuwait).
2- Desjarlais et al., World Mental Health, Oxford, 1995 (Published in Arabic in 2006 by the Egyptian
Supreme Council of Culture).
3- Goldsmith, Donald, The Hunt for Life on Mars, 1996 (Published in Arabic in 2002 by 2005 by Alam Al
Ma'arifa series, Kuwait)
4- Fukuyama, Francis, Our Posthuman Future, FSG 2001 (Publication in Arabic in 2006 by Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, UAE)
5-Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Power to the People, FSG 2003, (Published in Arabic in 2005 by Alam Al Ma'arifa
Ehab A. Ali, MD,PMP,C.Tran.
23-500 Fairway Road South, Suite 217, Kitchener, Ontario N2C 1X3
series, Kuwait)
6-Lisa H. Newton, Business ethics and the Natural Environment, Blackwell 2005 (Published in Arabic in
2006 by Alam Al Ma'arifa series, Kuwait).
7-John Tomlinson, Globalization and Culture, Polity, 1999 (Published Alam Al Ma'arifa series, Kuwait, August 2008).
8- L.Berry , Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic, McGraw Hill, 2008 (Academia, Lebanon).
9- R. Unger , The Self-Awakened, Pragmatism Unbound, Harvard University Press, 2007 (Published by Alam
Al Ma'arifa series, Kuwait, 2010).
-Edited Dictionaries:
1- Nomina Anatomica (Latin/English/Arabic Medical Dictionary); ACML-Kuwait, 1995.
2-Dictionary of Medical Abbreviations(English-Arabic); ACML-Kuwait, 2000.
3-Dictionary of Radiology and Oncology Terms (English-Arabic); ACML-Kuwait, 2002.
4-Dictionary of Psychiatric Terms (English-Arabic) , ACML-Kuwait, 2002.
5-Dictionary of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Terms (English-Arabic), ACML-Kuwait, 2003.
6-Dictionary of pathology and Lab Terms (English-Arabic) ; ACML-Kuwait, 2004.
7-Dictionary of Dental Terms (English-Arabic) ACML-Kuwait, 2008.
8-Annotated Dictionary of Medicine and Health Sciences (English-Arabic) (Under publication by ACML- Kuwait).
9- Dictionary of Astronomy (English-Arabic) (Under publication by KFAS-Kuwait).
-Edited and Revised Books (partial list):
A- Health Education Books:
1. Teeth and Health
2. Concise guidelines of psychiatry
3. Diseases of the motor system
4. Male potency and infertility
5. Concise guidelines of chest diseases
6. Drugs and addiction
7. Digestive system
8. Acupuncture
9. Immunology and infectious diseases
10. Sleep and health
11. Smoking and health
12. Skin diseases in childhood
13. Environmental health
14. Causes and management of female infertility
15. Hypertension
16. Drugs and public health
17. Methods of home nursing
18. What to do as a patient
19. All about bronchial asthma
B- Medical Textbooks:
1. Lecture Notes on Gynaecology
2. Lecture Notes on Urology
3. Lecture Notes on Psychiatry
4. Lecture Notes on Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
5. Lecture Notes on Clinical Medicine
6. Lecture Notes on Anatomy
7. Lecture Notes on Cardiology
8. Lecture Notes on Human Physiology
9. Lecture Notes on Clinical Oncology
10. Lecture Notes on Pathology
11. Lecture Notes on Medical Sociology
12. Clinical Tuberculosis
13. Clinical Anatomy for Medical Students
14. Clinical Embryology for Medical Students
15. Medical Parasitology
16. Functional Histology
17. Basic Concepts in Pharmacology
18. Textbook of Dermatology
19. Diseases of the Respiratory System
20. Essential Immunology
21. Essential Haematology
22. Essential Neurology
23. Essential Medical Genetics
24. Paediatrics and Child Health
25. Family Medicine
26. Ethics and Responsibility of Physicians
27. Medical Microbiology
28. Basic and Clinical Endocrinology
Ehab A. Ali, MD,PMP,C.Tran.
23-500 Fairway Road South, Suite 217, Kitchener, Ontario N2C 1X3
29. Clinical Gastroenterology
30. Orthopaedics for the House Officer
31. Clinical Surgery
32. Harper’s Biochemistry
33. ABC of Rheumatology
34. ABC of Subfertility
35. ABC of Surgery
36. The Kidney at a Glance
37. Medical Biochemistry at a Glance
38. Obstetrics and Gynaecology at a Glance
39. ABC of History Taking and Examination
40. ABC of the Cardiovascular System
41. Neuroscience at a Glance
C- Medical Atlases:
1. Atlas of Eye Diseases in the Arab World
2. Atlas of Dermatology
3. Atlas of Histology
4. Atlas of Oral Diseases
5. Atlas of Genetics
-Regular Features:
1- Translating weekly abstracts from Science and Science Translational Medicine magazines, published online at ( ). 2010-1011.
2- Translating and editing a daily page from the Wall Street Journal at Al-Jarida Newspaper, Kuwait. (2007-
3-Translating and editing Arabic Abstracts of the Kuwait Medical Journal (KMJ), published quarterly, which is the official publication of the Kuwait Medical association (1996-2007).
4- Preparing a weekly page at Al-Hadaf Newspaper (Kuwait), where topics – directed at the population at large- include health news, tips on healthy foods and lifestyles, how to quit smoking and drugs, information on diseases as well as answering readers' health-related questions (2001-2007).
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