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.
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:57 GMT
Winner: Ina Skosana
Discovery Foundation Nation Builder Award - Ina Skosana from Mail & Guardian for ‘SA’s midwives chart new course’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:55 GMT
Winner: Ina Skosana – ‘SA’s midwives chart a new course’
Young upcoming health journalist of the year - Ina Skosanafrom Mail & Guardian for ‘Mothers haunted by hospital hell’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:50 GMT
Best young up and coming journalist
Best health consumer reporting and feature writing - Mia Malan from Mail & Guardian for ‘If they are raped then so what’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:48 GMT
Winner: Mia Malan ‘If they are raped so what’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:47 GMT
Winner: Riette Grobler ‘Brein soos ‘n resiesmotor’
Best health journalism for foreign media - Darren Taylor from Voices of America for ‘Bulungula’s HIV Testing Raffles’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:44 GMT
Winner: Darren Taylor – Bulunga’s HIV Testing Raffles’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:42 GMT
Winner: Siphosethu Stuurman 'Young and living with HIV'
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:41 GMT
Winner: Paula Chowles: ‘The cost of patent laws’
Best health investigative reporting - Jeanne Van der Merwe, ThanduxoloJika and Zinhle Mapumulofrom City Press for ‘The damaged generation’
Press Releases • May 28, 2014 17:38 GMT
Winner: Zinhle Mapumulo Jeanne Van der Merwe and Thanuxolo Jika ‘The damaged generation’