Bid Solicitation for the Translation Of Military Medical Book

Application For Bidding

The American Ukrainian Medical Foundation (AUMF) is inviting all organizations engaged in the Ukrainian translation of medical books to submit a bid for the translation of Combat and Operational Behavioral Health (2011)(“Behavioral Health”), a military medical book published by the Borden Institute, a component of the U.S. Army’s Office of the Surgeon General.

The individual chapters of files of Behavioral Health in PDF format are available for your review below.

  1. Qualifications
    a. The bidder must have staff or contractors experienced in translating medical books from English to Ukrainian. As proof of meeting this requirement, the bidder shall submit information on previous medical translations, as well as the period of time the bidder has engaged in such translations.b. Scope of Previous Work Experience. Each translator and editor must have experience in understanding medical terminology in English. The medical translators need to have education, training and work experience in the areas of medicine that they will be translating. With respect to the Behavioral Health book, the medical backgrounds required for senior editors are either psychiatry or a doctorate in psychology, depending on the chapter being edited.c. Qualification Verification. The bidder should provide supporting documentation with respect to each translator and editor, showing that each translator and editor has the above mentioned requirements.d. Conversion of Files. Output files should be sent to AUMF in Microsoft Word format. Bidder will allow during the translation process the examination of translated files to ensure their compatibility to being converted. Such examination may occur prior to any installment payment. A finding of incompatible files will constitute cause for non-payment of installment payment until corrected, as well as cause for possible termination of contract.
  2. Payment for Translation Services. Initial installment of one-third payment shall be made at the beginning of the translation. After 20 chapters have been translated, another third payment shall be made. The balance of payment will be made upon completion and delivery of the translation files.
  3. Deadline for Responses. All responses need to be made to the following e-mail address:, no later than July 15, 2015.
  4. Contact Information. All questions regarding this bid should be directed to Dr. Sergiy Nesterenko, M.D., at the following e-mail address:

Combat and Operational Behavioral Health

Download the complete book – Завантажати книгу в українському перекладі

Individual Chapters