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​Discovery’s Vitality Open gets more South Africans active and driving better

​Discovery’s Vitality Open gets more South Africans active and driving better

Press Releases   •   Dec 11, 2018 08:56 GMT

Discovery Vitality today released the results of its 10-week public campaign, the Vitality Open, which was aimed at getting South Africans to exercise more and improve their driving behaviour.

Vitality-linked insurers to get 100 million people 20% more active by 2025

Vitality-linked insurers to get 100 million people 20% more active by 2025

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2018 11:35 GMT

Building on the results of the largest behaviour change study on physical activity, Vitality and its global network of insurers have committed to making 100 million people more active over the next seven years, aligned to the World Health Organizations’ Global Action Plan on Physical Activity.

Discovery introduces the world’s first behavioural bank

Discovery introduces the world’s first behavioural bank

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2018 12:14 GMT

14 November 2018 – Johannesburg – Financial services company, Discovery, today announced details of its new banking offering. Described as the world’s first behavioural bank, the fully digital bank leverages Discovery’s Shared-Value model, and can be joined from March 2019 by anyone with a smart phone.

Bill and Hillary Clinton talk democracy, corruption, land reform, technology, Artificial Intelligence and more

Bill and Hillary Clinton talk democracy, corruption, land reform, technology, Artificial Intelligence and more

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2018 16:36 GMT

President Bill Clinton and former First Lady, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton were the keynote speakers at the 9th Discovery Leadership Summit held at the Sandton Convention Centre.

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Mr. Mark Tucker to succeed Mr. Monty Hilkowitz as Chairperson of the Board of Discovery

Mr. Mark Tucker to succeed Mr. Monty Hilkowitz as Chairperson of the Board of Discovery

News   •   Dec 06, 2018 10:12 GMT

Chairperson and independent non-executive Director, Mr. Hilkowitz, has informed the Board that he has decided to retire, effective 28 February 2019. Discovery is very grateful to Mr Hilkowitz for his invaluable contribution to the Group throughout the last 16 years of exceptional growth.

Discovery Health recovers R568m in fraud savings for 2017

Discovery Health recovers R568m in fraud savings for 2017

News   •   Jan 19, 2018 07:59 GMT

In 2017 Discovery Health’s efforts to curb fraud in the healthcare system resulted in a significant R568m recovered on behalf of client schemes, compared to R405m in 2016,” says Discovery Health CEO, Dr Jonathan Broomberg.

Global investment strategies and the state of the South African market

Global investment strategies and the state of the South African market

News   •   May 30, 2017 11:56 GMT

Colin Coleman, Managing Director of Goldman Sachs South Africa, Nazmeera Moola, Economist and Strategist at Investec Asset Management and Etienne le Roux, Chief Economist at Rand Merchant Bank reflect on the state of the South African Market at the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit.

Cut through the noise to find emerging investment trends

Cut through the noise to find emerging investment trends

News   •   May 29, 2017 14:43 GMT

A prolonged environment of uncertainty and political risk, both in South Africa and globally, means that investors should start cutting through the noise to find emerging investment trends, Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Managing Director and Chief Multi-Asset Strategist at BlackRock, told the Discovery Financial Planning Summit in Sandton.

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The new normal

The new normal

Blog posts   •   Jun 12, 2014 13:59 GMT

Esna Vermeulen is not your typical 15 year-old. This young girl has a strength and determination that belies her young age and slight frame.

A rose by any other name…

Blog posts   •   Feb 03, 2014 14:46 GMT

Adrian Gore resigned from his job as an actuary at Liberty Life and on 10 March 1992 set up office at Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) Headquarters, armed with an exam pad full of ideas and a dormant insurance license (held by RMB) that was lent to him by Laurie Dippenaar. One of the items on Adrian’s to-do-list read, “Product development – come up with ideas”.

Team Jules Conquers Cancer at the Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk

Team Jules Conquers Cancer at the Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2013 11:43 GMT

The annual Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk sees many people from all over South Africa coming to take part in the event. These walkers participate in the event for a number of reasons, ranging from making changes from an unhealthy lifestyle to a healthier, active lifestyle and to support a charity and make a difference...

Discovery Surfers Challenge 2013: Helping Haven

Discovery Surfers Challenge 2013: Helping Haven

Blog posts   •   Feb 25, 2013 15:46 GMT

“This race is aimed at everyone, all South Africans feel welcome to come join in the fun and step up to the challenge,” said East London resident, Attawaell Masupha...”

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Invitation: Discovery Health Quality Summit 2015

Invitation: Discovery Health Quality Summit 2015

Events   •   Nov 02, 2015 09:31 GMT

Discovery Health strives to help strengthen the healthcare system through smarter healthcare delivery, ensuring better health and better healthcare while sharing its innovative knowledge base to improve societal goals. Please join us for the second Discovery Health Quality Summit on patient-centered care and its benefits to patients and the healthcare system.

Nov 03, 08:00 - 13:20 GMT

Time: 08:30 for 09:00 - 15:00 Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel Address: 191 Oxford Rd, Rosebank RSVP: Nozuko Basson on 011 529 1450 or nozukob@discovery.co.za

Discovery Foundation Panel Discussion on tuberculosis (TB)

Discovery Foundation Panel Discussion on tuberculosis (TB)

Events   •   Aug 19, 2015 09:09 GMT

Leaders in South African healthcare to discuss issues and developments around TB Worldwide tuberculosis (TB) is second only to HIV/AIDS as the biggest cause of mortality due to a single infectious agent. The Discovery Foundation invites you to a panel discussion as part of the Discovery Foundation Alumni Conference, which will precede this year’s awards ceremony. The panel, including expe...

Aug 20, 08:00 - 11:30 GMT

Protea Hotel Wanderers, ​Corner Corlett Drive and Rudd Road, Illovo GPS : -26.134238,28.052029

Invitation_Find out how kids in SA’s health stack up against the rest of the world

Events   •   Jul 01, 2014 13:38 GMT

Please join us as we announce the results of the South African Healthy Active Kids Report Card 2014. The Report Card highlights the current state of South African children's health with particular reference to physical activity, healthy eating and maintaining a healthy weight. We will also reveal how the health of our kids compared to 14 other countries around the globe. RSVP By 07 July to Khen...

Jul 10, 09:30 - 12:00 GMT

The Wanderers Club, 21 North Street, Illovo, Johannesburg

Discovery Financial Planning Summit 2014

Events   •   Apr 14, 2014 11:58 GMT

Featuring some of the world’s top minds on succession planning, building your brand, developing client loyalty and regulatory changes within our industry, the Discovery Financial Planning Summit is the highlight on the 2014 financial services calendar.

May 15 00:00 GMT

Sandton Convention Centre

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Factors contributing to the need for life insurance

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Millennial Insurance Gap - Irrational under-consumption of life insurance

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Millennials Insurance Gap - Factors contributing to the need for life insurance

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President Cyril Ramaphosa at the 2018 Discovery Leadership Summit

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President Cyril Ramaphosa speaking at the 2018 Discovery Leadership Summit in Sandton, Johannesburg.

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Adrian Gore, Discovery Group Chief Executive, at the 2018 Discovery Leadership Summit

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Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk

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Staying financially fit for a lifetime

Documents   •   Aug 04, 2017 08:12 GMT

Managing your finances well so that you’re set for retirement can have a profound impact on your stress levels. A savings strategy needs to adapt as you move through different life stages, but there isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” plan. However, in this article, a financial adviser shares some broad truths for each age group.

How Vitality makes people healthier

How Vitality makes people healthier

Documents   •   Jun 27, 2017 11:21 GMT

The Vitality business model leverages advances in behavioural economics to incentivize people to make healthier choices and dynamically rewards them for reducing their risk, in the form of premium reductions and other benefits. Vitality is now credited as a leading example of shared value in insurance, backed by clinical evidence that members are healthier, live longer and claim less.

Infographic: Discovery Insure and Cambridge Mobile Telematics - Insights into driver behaviour

Discovery Insure and Cambridge Mobile Telematics - the evolution of telematics expertise

Discovery Insure - What is driving South Africa: Infographic

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