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Machine Translation

NWCPHP researchers look at the effectiveness of machine translation for public health messaging.

Automated machine translation technology has the potential to help health departments meet a growing demand for multilingual health information, while saving both money and time. Our researchers are looking at the effectiveness of this technology for public health messaging.

Current Projects

TransPHorm ProjectTransPHorm: Translation of Public Health Information for a Diverse Public
This project will study how machine translation technology can be used by public health agencies to produce efficient and accurate public health material and messaging for limited English speakers.

 

Completed Projects

Flyers translated into other languagesAutomated Language Translation of Public Health Information
Researchers conducted a study to discover how translation software could be used to increase the availability of emergency information in multiple languages.