Oshiwambo - English Medical Dictionary & Phrasebook
Embwiitya lyOshiwambo nOshiingilisa lyIitya nOmatumbulo gUunamiti
by Petrus A. Mbenzi
Published by Namtranslation Services 2019
Poor communication between a doctor and patient may result in incorrect medical treatment. This bilingual Oshiwambo-English dictionary of medical terms was compiled with the aim of facilitating communication between health professionals and patients during consultations, examination and when treatment and advice is given. It is a useful tool for both the health professionals as well as patients.
The dictionary was compiled together with target users in order to include vocabulary and phrases that they use on a daily basis. Therefore, it includes not only medical terms but also some non-medical phrases to enable users to communicate with their patients politely.