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Discovery Health urges parents to immunise kids against measles

Press Releases   •   May 19, 2017 11:45 GMT

Discovery Health has identified a significant increase in the incidence of measles in its claims data. This confirms the data emerging from the Gauteng Department of Health that announced an Emergency Measles Outbreak Campaign from 15 May to 30 June 2017 to address what it has identified as an outbreak of the disease.

Finalists in 2017 Discovery Health Journalism Awards announced
Global leaders in finance, investment and financial planning to speak at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit

Global leaders in finance, investment and financial planning to speak at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit

Press Releases   •   May 04, 2017 11:02 GMT

The Discovery Financial Planning Summit will be held in Sandton, Johannesburg on 29 May 2017. The role of financial planners is more pivotal than ever before. Building a successful business despite today’s challenges of low economic growth, volatile world events, fast-changing technology and shifting client expectations requires knowledge, adaptability, and innovation...

South Africa first to legislate and on track to healthier levels of salt in foods

South Africa first to legislate and on track to healthier levels of salt in foods

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2017 09:42 GMT

Manufacturers have made progress in efforts to improve the health of South Africans with salt levels in two-thirds of foods covered by legislation now at equal to or even below the permitted requirements.

Introducing Vitality Weight Loss Rewards

Introducing Vitality Weight Loss Rewards

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2017 09:12 GMT

Discovery Vitality launches intervention to intensify efforts to combat the alarming rise in obesity and associated healthcare costs

Discovery introduces innovative Gap Cover options for additional value and security

Press Releases   •   Apr 10, 2017 06:39 GMT

Discovery Gap Cover and Discovery Supplementary Gap Cover provide policyholders with significant cover for unforeseen medical expenses related to a hospital admission or severe illness diagnosis, through a unique and comprehensive benefit structure.

Exercise: The prescription of the future

Exercise: The prescription of the future

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 13:04 GMT

A panel of doctors and medical experts agree exercise is a ‘vital sign’.

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk becomes Discovery Vitality Ambassador

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk becomes Discovery Vitality Ambassador

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2017 10:07 GMT

Discovery Vitality teams up with Wayde van Niekerk to help people to get active and lead healthier lives

The night belongs to runners!

The night belongs to runners!

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2017 10:29 GMT

Joburg to host Discovery 947 Rhythm Run in May

Targeted strategies needed to stem global tsunami of lifestyle diseases
Discovery’s shared-value insurance business model and organic growth approach drive continued strong performance

Discovery’s shared-value insurance business model and organic growth approach drive continued strong performance

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 08:05 GMT

Interim financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2016 • Normalised profit from operations up 13% to R3 412 million • Headline earnings up 14% to R2 023 million • Normalised headline earnings up 3% to R2 184 million • New business growth up 15% to R8 245 million

Why we welcome a sugar tax

Why we welcome a sugar tax

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 13:15 GMT

Discovery Vitality encouraged by the revised sugar tax design announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his 2017 Budget Speech.

Insight: The South African National Budget Speech 2017 promises to be more important than ever

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2017 10:56 GMT

With government needing to raise an extra R28 billion in taxes, it is a foregone conclusion that taxes will rise. The only questions are, which taxes will go up, and by how much?

SA SME Fund appoints Chief Executive Officer

SA SME Fund appoints Chief Executive Officer

News   •   Feb 16, 2017 10:49 GMT

The SA SME Fund, focused on developing high-growth small and medium businesses and stimulating investment in entrepreneurship, has announced the appointment of Quinton Dicks as its Chief Executive Officer.

Discovery Foundation partners with Standard Bank and University of Pretoria in initiative to support medical students

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2017 09:47 GMT

The Discovery Foundation and the University of Pretoria today announced the implementation of a Medical Student Loan Guarantee Fund that will be managed by Standard Bank.

SA sweeps podium in men's elite Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town
Discovery Get Active Weekend in full swing

Discovery Get Active Weekend in full swing

Press Releases   •   Feb 11, 2017 11:43 GMT

The 2017 Discovery Get Active Weekend kicked off today in perfect weather conditions.

Cape Town gears up to Get Active with multisport athletes

Cape Town gears up to Get Active with multisport athletes

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2017 11:11 GMT

Don’t miss the multisport action happening in the Mother City – entries close soon. The Discovery Get Active weekend in Cape Town on 11 and 12 February 2017 is fast approaching, and with it the closing date for entries into both these events.

The magic of multisport: Why training for a duathlon or triathlon is great for everyone

The magic of multisport: Why training for a duathlon or triathlon is great for everyone

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 12:29 GMT

Exercise can easily get boring or routine, so the multi-disciplinary nature of triathlons keeps training interesting and challenging. Plus, the variety of racing distances makes it accessible for all fitness levels: from kids’ races and sprint distances right through to ultra-distance races. In short – multisport offers something for everyone.

The Discovery Health Journalism Awards is changing direction in 2017

The Discovery Health Journalism Awards is changing direction in 2017

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2017 11:29 GMT

The Discovery Health Journalism Awards is changing direction. In 2017 we will be introducing the updated version of the Discovery Health Journalism Awards. Don’t miss this opportunity that change can bring