Best health news reporting - Tamar Kahn from Business Day for ‘Plans for public hospitals raising eyebrows’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:36 GMT
Winner: Tamar Kahn – Cape health boss warns on hospital takeovers
Best health analysis and commentary Chris Bateman from SA medical Journal for ‘A Cuban trainee's journey and Doctors shortages: Unpacking the 'Cuban' solution’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:34 GMT
Winner: Chris Bateman ‘Doctor shortages: Unpacking the ‘Cuban solution’
Best Health Economics Journalism Andile Makholwa from Financial Mail for ‘Bitter Pill? Motsoaledi’s mission to curb private health costs’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:33 GMT
Winner: Andile Makholwa 'Bitter pill? Motsoaledi's mission to curb private health costs'
Press Releases • May 27, 2014 10:59 GMT
With the aim to create a nation of great drivers, Discovery Insure has released a new smartphone application that scientifically measures and incentivises driving behaviour. The Discovery Insure app is a global first in combining mobile technology and behavioural economics to create better drivers and improve road safety. It is available as a free download from the App Store or Google Play Store..
Press Releases • May 19, 2014 13:07 GMT
Cape Town, voted South Africa’s ‘Fittest City’ by Discovery Vitality in 2013, presented two days of fast-paced, high adrenaline sporting action this weekend when thousands of die-hard athletes from across the globe descended on the V & A Waterfront for the Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town, which formed part of the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS)...
Press Releases • May 19, 2014 12:51 GMT
It was a fun morning out for more than 30,000 people today (18 May 2014) as the 2014 Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk got underway. Families and friends; professionals and casual walkers, corporates and colleagues; veterans and first-timers – all spent an enjoyable morning together, along Durban’s promenade...
Press Releases • May 16, 2014 11:34 GMT
parkrun in South Africa has reached world record participation numbers after 1 803 runners took part in the Modderfontein Reserve parkrun this past Saturday as part of World Move for Health Day.
Press Releases • May 16, 2014 08:58 GMT
Colin Coleman, Head of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division for Sub-Saharan Africa speaking at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit,
Press Releases • May 15, 2014 13:25 GMT
Maintaining your personal brand can set you apart in your industry and gain credibility and trust, according to financial advisor WJ Rossi, a partner and brand architect at Koss Olinger, a financial planning and wealth management services firm. Rossi was speaking at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit on Thursday 15 May 2014
Improved customer service and fair advisor remuneration will be key features of new financial services landscape – Financial Services Board
Press Releases • May 15, 2014 12:06 GMT
Speaking at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit Jonathan Dixon, Deputy Executive Officer of the Financial Services Board’s Insurance Division remarked: “We are seeing rapid change in regulation, driven by international developments and lessons learned from the global financial crisis.”
Press Releases • May 15, 2014 10:28 GMT
Businesses and financial advisors should both plan with the end in mind, said Tom Deans, president of Détente Financial Corporation in Canada. Deans was speaking at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit in Sandton on Thursday 15 May 2014.
Press Releases • May 15, 2014 09:57 GMT
Discovery CEO Adrian Gore opens the first Discovery Financial Planning Summit - “Without great financial planning, without great financial planners and without brilliant financial advice, people will fail in their financial affairs in in their financial affairs in retirement” .
Press Releases • May 14, 2014 09:55 GMT
Discovery will host its first Financial Planning Summit on 15 May at the Sandton Convention Centre. The Discovery Financial Planning Summit follows on the highly successful 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit, held earlier this year. T
Press Releases • May 12, 2014 11:39 GMT
Today, Discovery Health launched the inaugural Discovery Excellence Awards for Nurses, which will see more than 40 nurses being recognised during the first round of quarterly awards.
Press Releases • May 08, 2014 09:25 GMT
Parkrun and Discovery Vitality invite all runners and walkers to celebrate World Move for Health Day this Saturday 10 May, 2014. Parkrun and Discovery Vitality will be celebrating the day with a special edition parkrun at Modderfontein Reserve. The run starts at 8am and all runners and walkers are encouraged to wear orange, the colour of Vitality to this event.
Press Releases • May 06, 2014 13:59 GMT
Entries for the third edition of the Discovery Healthy Company Index will open on 02 May 2014. This, a day after Workers Day, is an opportunity for all South African companies to participate in a survey which looks at the health status of employees and provides valuable insight into how employers can improve health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Press Releases • Apr 24, 2014 13:19 GMT
Following talks between the Nepalese Minister of Tourism and various mountaineering bodies, this year’s Mount Everest expedition has been officially cancelled. Saray Khumalo and Sibusiso Vilane will be returning home after setting off on a journey to climb Mount Everest in an attempt to raise money for The Lunchbox Fund and the Nelson Mandela Bangle Foundation.
Press Releases • Apr 24, 2014 07:39 GMT
Discovery Vitality’s Divisional Manager, Saray Khumalo, and renowned South African mountaineer, Sibusiso Vilane are both safe following last Friday’s avalanche which occurred off the West Shoulder of Mount Everest.
Press Releases • Apr 17, 2014 13:28 GMT
Saray Khumalo, Discovery Vitality Divisional Manager, reached the Everest Base Camp in Khumbu, Nepal on Tuesday, 17 April. She will now start, from Saturday, 19 April her challenging 5 364m ascent up from base camp to the summit of Mount Everest with her climbing partner, Sibusiso Vilane, who is South Africa’s “chief mountaineer.”
Press Releases • Apr 14, 2014 09:46 GMT
Discovery Insure reached a milestone of 50 000 active policies since its inception in 2011. This milestone, says Discovery Insure CEO Anton Ossip, “is a remarkable achievement that comes before Discovery Insure marks three years of operation..."