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Thumbay Labs announces ‘Prevention is Better than Cure’ Campaign


Dr Nasir Parwaiz (left), Moideen Farhad and Dr Manveer Singh Walia at the launch of Health Check Pacakages.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Encouraging the UAE residents to take stock of their overall health and immune status, Thumbay Labs, the largest network of CAP-accredited private diagnostic labs in the region owned by Thumbay Group announced its new campaign under the motto, ‘Prevention is Better than Cure’.

The initiative is designed to encourage the society to take charge of their health by employing proactive strategies.

“It is proven that early screenings and regular health checks play a critical role in enhancing community wellbeing and decreasing the burden on healthcare systems.


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Healthier people are less prone to infections and lifestyle diseases and this is what Thumbay Group wants to achieve by motivating people to undertake such positive measures," said Dr. Nasir Parwaiz, Director, Thumbay Labs.

Offering exclusive Health Packages to the population at a negligible cost, the campaign has something for everyone starting from children, and adults to old people and fitness enthusiasts.

Unveiled as part of Thumbay Healthcare Online Summer Health Festival, the exclusive health packages offer 90% discount on screenings and can be bought online via

For instance, one could get a Special Health Check Package worth Dhs1,500 for as low as Dhs75 covering 15 parameters including CBC, Lipid Profile, Urea, Bilirubin Total, TSH, Vitamin D, HBA1c etc.

Furthermore, Premarital Screening, Fitness Monitoring, Senior Citizen Wellness, Men Wellness, Women Wellness and Child Wellness packages all covering between 60-70 different health tests are available for just Dhs199. A unique ‘Immunity Check Package’ is also available and is recommended by health experts to understand the immune status of individuals as having appropriate immunity is essential in fighting various diseases, especially COVID-19.

“Preventing illness during the fight against COVID-19 is very important and testing plays a very crucial role in this. We, at Thumbay Labs, are committed to lead from the front in this war as we are known for our speed and accuracy of reports. We strive tirelessly to provide quality testing for the UAE population,’’ added Dr. Parwaiz.

Since its inception in 2013, the Lab has played a major role in screening patients and helping the doctors make accurate decision thus saving patient’s lives and critical illnesses. Sample collection centres are located at all the Thumbay Hospitals and Clinics across Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, and Fujairah. Families may walk in or book an appointment by calling the respective sample collection centres or by contacting Thumbay Labs Customer Care on 04 6030555 or 05 66806455 (WhatsApp).

The group also has a special Home Collection Services department, which can provide the service upon booking and collect the sample from home.

Thumbay Labs, accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), is the first network of diagnostic labs in the region featuring Total Lab Automation. With ultramodern equipment and highly qualified professionals, Thumbay Labs offer more than 2,500 routine and special tests, with a number of affordable health check panels for everyone. They also provide fast online reports.


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