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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.

The Pokémon Go craze and why Vitality says you should get involved

The Pokémon Go craze and why Vitality says you should get involved

News   •   Aug 08, 2016 12:59 GMT

Pokémon Go has caught the attention and imagination of what seems like everyone on social media in a very short space of time. According to a survey conducted with Vitality members in the United States, 15% of the members surveyed were Pokémon Go players and the game had a surprisingly broad appeal across age groups.

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.

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 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 Foundation helps train more than 250 doctors to do lifesaving research and contribute to improve public health system

Discovery Foundation helps train more than 250 doctors to do lifesaving research and contribute to improve public health system

News   •   Aug 21, 2015 08:10 GMT

The Discovery Foundation today announced 38 recipients at its seventh annual Discovery Foundation Awards event held in Johannesburg.

Leaders in South African healthcare to discuss issues and developments around TB

Leaders in South African healthcare to discuss issues and developments around TB

News   •   Aug 12, 2015 08:41 GMT

Worldwide tuberculosis (TB) is second only to HIV/AIDS as the biggest cause of mortality due to a single infectious agent.

DiscoveryForMe.co.za Healthy Living launches

DiscoveryForMe.co.za Healthy Living launches

News   •   Jun 17, 2015 08:00 GMT

With over 156 000 unique visitors to date, Discovery’s new healthy lifestyle website, www.DiscoveryForMe.co.za , is proving to be an important addition to the family of health information products already on offer by Discovery.

Discovery Health Industry Round Table: Creating quality in healthcare

Discovery Health Industry Round Table: Creating quality in healthcare

News   •   May 25, 2015 12:51 GMT

On 27 May 2015, influential stakeholders in the healthcare industry will gather at the Discovery Health Industry Round Table in Sandton, Johannesburg. The focus of this round table: Creating quality in healthcare for all South Africans.

Discovery Health and Uber partnership brings UberHEALTH to South Africa
Adrian Gore to receive the Geneva Forum for Health Award

Adrian Gore to receive the Geneva Forum for Health Award

News   •   May 18, 2015 11:08 GMT

Adrian Gore, CEO of Discovery, will tomorrow night receive the Geneva Forum for Health Award at a ceremony during the Forum for Health in Geneva, Switzerland.

​SA health journalists to compete for top honours in 2015 Discovery Health Journalism Awards

​SA health journalists to compete for top honours in 2015 Discovery Health Journalism Awards

News   •   Mar 26, 2015 11:34 GMT

Discovery today announced the prestigious group of SA healthcare journalists who will be competing for top honours in this year’s Discovery Health Journalism Awards. he announcement of this year’s finalists follows rigorous review by the respected, independent judging panel.

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Learning from elite advisors

Learning from elite advisors

News   •   May 16, 2014 09:54 GMT

The financial planning business is not about sales, but about trust, said Barry O’Mahoney on Thursday, founder of Veritas Wealth and current Financial Planner of the Year.

Develop social skills to win business

Develop social skills to win business

News   •   May 16, 2014 09:45 GMT

Financial planners need to develop social as well as business relationships if they hope to win affluent clients, Oechsli Institute president Matt Oechsli told delegates to Discovery’s Financial Planning Summit on Thursday in Sandton. His institute researches both affluent clients and financial planners and offers coaching for financial planners.

Discovery Health Medical Scheme’s claims paying ability given top rating for thirteenth consecutive year

Discovery Health Medical Scheme’s claims paying ability given top rating for thirteenth consecutive year

News   •   Apr 24, 2014 09:02 GMT

Just over 1.19 million principal members entrusted their families’ healthcare funding needs to the Scheme during the 2013 financial year. That translates to more than 2.5million lives covered by the largest open medical scheme in South Africa.

Employees share Mount Kilimanjaro summit success with CHOC

Employees share Mount Kilimanjaro summit success with CHOC

News   •   Mar 28, 2014 15:38 GMT

On 27 March 2014 five Discovery employees handed over a cheque for R163 562. 25 to the CHOC House in Saxonwold. These five Discovery employees raised these funds during their Glamping4Charity campaign last year, which saw them climb Mount Kilimanjaro in support of CHOC South Africa, and for those who live with cancer and in memory of people they have lost to cancer...

Become a life-changer

Become a life-changer

News   •   Mar 12, 2014 16:03 GMT

4 300 South Africans wake up every morning, knowing that today could be their last. They are waiting for a life-saving organ donation. Less than 600 of them will receive the gift of a prolonged life. About 1 000 people await kidney transplants each year, but over the past three years only a quarter of these all-important operations have been performed per year.

Discovery Childsafe Safe Travel to School

Discovery Childsafe Safe Travel to School

News   •   Jan 30, 2014 10:21 GMT

Discovery in partnership with Childsafe launched the Safe Travel to School programme, which is aimed at making travel to and from school safer for all South African children every day.

Response to article published on 28 January 2014 in Business Day ‘Accusations fly in medical aid case’

Response to article published on 28 January 2014 in Business Day ‘Accusations fly in medical aid case’

News   •   Jan 29, 2014 09:15 GMT

Your article on the legal case against road accident fund attorney Ronald Bobroff, creates an inaccurate picture of how Discovery Health Medical Scheme members are covered for road accidents, suggesting that the Scheme denies cover for members involved in any accident (Accusations fly in medical aid case, 28 January).