Press Releases • Aug 01, 2014 16:02 GMT
“Matters of the mind” – the final morning session of the Discovery Vitality Summit 2014 – offered delegates a look at the effects of mindfulness on significantly improving personal health and wellbeing, as well as our personal performance in the workplace and our potential to lead.
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2014 15:51 GMT
The much-anticipated panel discussion between Professor Tim Noakes, Dr Vash Mungal-Singh, Dr Anthony Dalby, and Dr Celeste Naude was one of the highlights of this year’s Vitality Summit with experts in the fields of nutrition weighing up on what it means to eat healthily.
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2014 12:35 GMT
Technology entrepreneur and former country manager of Google South Africa, Stafford Masie presented the third session at the Discovery Vitality Summit today, titled “The future of health and wellness technology”.
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2014 10:54 GMT
At the elite level, it’s typical for winning athletes to be only one hundredth of a second faster than their competitors, sports scientist Dr Ross Tucker told delegates at the 2014 Discovery Vitality Summit in Sandton on Friday.
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2014 10:25 GMT
In 2012, a then 24-year-old Lufefe Nomjana had a dream to make a sustainable change in his community in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. With a desire to promote healthier living through more nutritious food, Lufefe started his own vegetarian bakery, which he called the Espinaca Bakery.
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2014 09:43 GMT
Press Releases • Jul 15, 2014 11:04 GMT
Discovery has announced the line-up of prominent international and local speakers that will be joining this year’s Discovery Vitality Summit, to be held on 1 August at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
Press Releases • Jul 10, 2014 11:34 GMT
South Africa’s best drivers are to be found in the Western Cape, with Gauteng ranked second overall, according to data from Discovery Insure’s road safety smartphone application. During June, the first month of the campaign 16.8 million kilometres of driving data was collected and analysed by Discovery Insure...
Press Releases • Jul 09, 2014 12:00 GMT
9 July 2014 – Discovery today announced the appointment of Dr Shrey Viranna as the new CEO of Discovery Vitality. Viranna replaces Gidon Novick, who takes on the newly created role as Discovery’s Chief Digital Officer.
Discovery Life’s annual claims experience reaffirms the need for comprehensive life, severe illness and disability cover
Press Releases • Jul 03, 2014 09:32 GMT
Discovery Life paid out close to R2 billion in claims to South Africans or their estates in 2013, and more than R10.3 billion to date since Discovery Life was established in 2000.
Press Releases • Jul 03, 2014 07:55 GMT
Improved communication and better understanding of short term insurance products could improve client satisfaction levels in the short-term insurance industry, said Darryl Grater, Head of Claims of Discovery Insure at the inaugural Discovery Insure Financial Advisers Summit in Sandton on 17 June 2014...
Press Releases • Jul 01, 2014 07:47 GMT
With less than a month to go before the Discovery 702 Walk the Talk event, Discovery invites you to take part in the weekly parkruns hosted at various parkrun venues around Gauteng to help you combine fun and fitness in preparing for Walk the Talk. The Discovery 702 Walk the Talk is taking place on Sunday 27 July at the Marks Park Sports Ground.
Press Releases • Jun 18, 2014 15:51 GMT
Financial sector intermediaries can expect the trend towards regulation to continue for at least the next five years, delegates to the inaugural Discovery Insure Financial Advisers Summit heard on Tuesday...
Press Releases • Jun 18, 2014 13:01 GMT
Johannesburg, 18 June 2014: Recent harsh weather conditions combined with the weakening Rand and the labour environment have put a strain on short-term industry, leading to significant declines in insurers’ underwriting profitability over the past year, said Anton Ossip, CEO of Discovery Insure, on Tuesday.
Press Releases • Jun 17, 2014 12:11 GMT
Discovery is proud to announce a new sponsorship deal with Barclays Premier League champions, Manchester City, FA Cup winners Arsenal, and league Runners Up, Liverpool to promote the ethos of healthy living which is synonymous with the Vitality brand.
Press Releases • Jun 12, 2014 20:21 GMT
Discovery has succeeded in winning awards in two categories at this year’s Financial Intermediary Association of Southern Africa (FIA) Awards. Discovery Life took the honours in the category Long-term Insurance Product Supplier of the Year – Risk Products and Discovery Health was named Product Supplier of the year – Healthcare.
Discovery Invest launches equity product designed to provide a minimum return of double the amount invested after five years with downside protection
Press Releases • Jun 12, 2014 12:15 GMT
For investors looking for equity exposure to the European and US markets, the Discovery Capital 200+ offering is a fixed-term five-year product based on a global portfolio investing in the Eurostoxx50 and S&P 500 indices.
Press Releases • Jun 04, 2014 13:44 GMT
Discovery Vitality has launched the Vitality Elite Fitness Assessment in partnership with the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA). This assessment is aimed at athletes who regularly take part in sporting activities to measure their body’s current peak capacity.