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Can the aroma of coffee get you active?

Can the aroma of coffee get you active?

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2016 09:20 GMT

Join the CEO of Discovery Vitality, Dr Shrey Viranna, on Tuesday 23 February to discuss how we used the aroma of coffee to get thousands of people off the couch and into their running shoes, and how this laid a foundation for a powerful, global real-time Vitality platform that is ultimately shift health outcomes.

Discovery recognised by Ubuntu Award

Discovery recognised by Ubuntu Award

News   •   Feb 16, 2016 11:45 GMT

Discovery is honoured to be the 2016 recipient of the Ubuntu Economic Diplomacy Award.

​Liverpool Ladies to play Mamelodi Sundowns in pre-season South African tour

​Liverpool Ladies to play Mamelodi Sundowns in pre-season South African tour

Press releases   •   Feb 16, 2016 11:44 GMT

Liverpool Ladies Football Club can today confirm the fixture for their pre-season tour of South Africa for the Discovery Liverpool Ladies FC Tour. After playing the winners of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Ladies Challenge on Sunday 21 February, the Reds will face Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies FC in a friendly match on Wednesday 24 February.

Discovery commits R1 million to support services of the South African Depression and Anxiety Group

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2016 10:59 GMT

Discovery today, 15 February, committed R1 million to the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) Suicide Helpline. Discovery’s support follows from an interview with Cassey Chambers, Operations Director of the SADAG, on Radio 702 last week.

New study shows companies with healthy workforces outperform the JSE All Share Index

New study shows companies with healthy workforces outperform the JSE All Share Index

Press releases   •   Feb 05, 2016 23:00 GMT

Discovery Limited – A new study being published in New York on 5 February 2016, found companies with healthy workforces appear to have a competitive edge in the stock market.

Discovery Health response on cover for motor vehicle accidents and claims from the Road Accident Fund

Discovery Health response on cover for motor vehicle accidents and claims from the Road Accident Fund

Press releases   •   Jan 26, 2016 13:12 GMT

In response to inaccurate statements being shared on social media regarding how Discovery Health Medical Scheme pays claims for motor vehicle accidents and refunds from the Road Accident Fund (RAF), we would like to provide the correct information.

Vitality members give children the joy of a teddy bear

Vitality members give children the joy of a teddy bear

Press releases   •   Jan 26, 2016 08:39 GMT

Children at Kids Haven in Benoni were the first to each receive one of 14 500 teddy bears which are being donated to organisations across the country, thanks to Vitality members reaching their weekly fitness goals in December.

Vitality members can now earn an Apple Watch by being more active

Vitality members can now earn an Apple Watch by being more active

News   •   Dec 10, 2015 19:58 GMT

Discovery announces the activation of Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch for Vitality members in South Africa encouraging healthier, more active living.

​Discovery partners delivered exceptional service to clients

​Discovery partners delivered exceptional service to clients

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2015 11:52 GMT

Every year, Discovery Insure recognises its top performing partners, and this year’s Discovery Insure Partner Awards mark a particularly high service delivery year, as Discovery Insure has won the Sunday Times Top Brands Survey for the Best short-term insurer in the consumer category...

Discovery Sport Industry Summit shows business of sport still lustrous

Discovery Sport Industry Summit shows business of sport still lustrous

Press releases   •   Nov 17, 2015 16:32 GMT

The issue of shared value in the South African and global sport industry came under the spotlight today at the 2015 Discovery Sport Industry Summit held at Vodaworld Dome, Johannesburg.

​Discovery reveals South Africa’s safest driving cities

​Discovery reveals South Africa’s safest driving cities

Press releases   •   Nov 17, 2015 15:02 GMT

Port Elizabeth is South Africa’s safest driving city according to driving behaviour analysis in this year’s Discovery Insure Driving Challenge with the best drivers overall in the country. CapeTown is in second place, and Bloemfontein in third place while Nelspruit is at the bottom of the rankings...

​Discovery Insure Wins Two Gartner Financial Cool Business Awards

​Discovery Insure Wins Two Gartner Financial Cool Business Awards

News   •   Nov 17, 2015 14:07 GMT

Discovery Insure’s smartphone-enabled DQ track won in the Most Innovative New Digital Product and the overall EMEA Digital Champion categories at the 2015 Gartner Financial Services Cool Business Awards ceremony held in Barcelona...

Discovery Sport Industry Summit Invite

Discovery Sport Industry Summit Invite

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2015 12:19 GMT

The Discovery Sport Industry Summit provides a rare opportunity for leading figures from the nation's top brands, governing bodies and organisations to discuss, debate, network and share best practice on all aspects of the South African sport industry.

Invitation: Discovery Health Quality Summit 2015

Invitation: Discovery Health Quality Summit 2015

Press releases   •   Nov 02, 2015 09:38 GMT

Globally, the healthcare sector has come under considerable challenges as a result of the proliferation of diseases, and the resultant morbidity and mortality. Further, above - inflation costs have strained healthcare systems.

Discovery Health opens PaSS – its hospital patient experience survey, for use by Discovery Health clients

Discovery Health opens PaSS – its hospital patient experience survey, for use by Discovery Health clients

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2015 09:48 GMT

Discovery Health has made the results of its hospital patient experience survey – known as PaSS (Patient Survey Score) available for use by Discovery Health clients.

Inaugural Discovery Duathlon a great success

Inaugural Discovery Duathlon a great success

Press releases   •   Oct 26, 2015 07:27 GMT

The Inaugural Discovery Duathlon, held in Sandton over the weekend of the 24th and 25th October, was a huge success with a great turnout! Fitness enthusiasts, aspiring athletes and novices took to the streets amidst the scorching Johannesburg temperatures, with the aim to complete a RunCycleRun.

Kids take over the Sandton streets for a RunCycleRun

Kids take over the Sandton streets for a RunCycleRun

Press releases   •   Oct 24, 2015 12:19 GMT

The littlest Duathletes took over the streets of Sandton today, Saturday 24 October as they participated in the inaugural Kids Discovery Duathlon with Disney. Kids as young as 5 years old ran, cycled, and ran again as many of them competed in their first race. Kids were treated to a magical race through their favourite Disney landscapes, including Frozen and Finding Nemo.

The Discovery Duathlon Sandton festival of fun happening this weekend!

The Discovery Duathlon Sandton festival of fun happening this weekend!

Press releases   •   Oct 24, 2015 08:08 GMT

Gauteng is gearing up for the first multisport event to be hosted in the heart of Sandton. Located just outside the Discovery offices in Sandton, the Duathlon has taken shape as the race village, expo centre and athletes’ transition area are prepared and ready.

Road closures for the 2015 Discovery Duathlon

Road closures for the 2015 Discovery Duathlon

Press releases   •   Oct 23, 2015 13:15 GMT

West Street in the Sandton CBD will be partially closed from Friday 23 October 2015 to Sunday 25 October.

​Strong financial performance for Discovery, with significant investment in future growth

Press releases   •   Sep 10, 2015 07:51 GMT

Performance highlights for the period include: New business up by 51% to R17 532 million, boosted by Discovery Health being awarded the business of Bankmed Medical Scheme. Core new business grew by 15%. Normalised profit from operations up 17% to R5 789 million Normalised headline earnings increased by 16% to R4 027 million