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The state of health in South Africa according to Discovery Life’s claim experience 2016

The state of health in South Africa according to Discovery Life’s claim experience 2016

Press Releases   •   Oct 23, 2017 08:50 GMT

Discovery Life published insights of its life assurance claims from January 2016 to December 2016. A total of 20 247 claims were paid over the period, amounting to R3.2 billion. This brings the total amount that Discovery Life has paid out to date up to R18.7 billion.

​Over 42 000 sanitary packs donated to keep 6 000 girls in school

​Over 42 000 sanitary packs donated to keep 6 000 girls in school

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2017 07:50 GMT

During Women’s Month, Discovery Vitality partnered with Dis-Chem to empower school girls through a special Vitality MoveToGive campaign. The two-week campaign received overwhelming success with over 42 000 sanitary packs donated to the Caring4Girls programme, which will help improve the health and gender equality of schoolgirls living in disadvantaged areas.

South Africa’s healthiest city revealed

South Africa’s healthiest city revealed

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2017 09:29 GMT

Cape Town has the highest number of people who are a healthy weight, plus they purchase the most vegetables and fruit, when compared with South Africa’s other major cities.

Discovery Health partners with HealthTap to provide significant new services to Discovery Health clients in South Africa

Discovery Health partners with HealthTap to provide significant new services to Discovery Health clients in South Africa

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2017 12:04 GMT

Dr Jonathan Broomberg, CEO of Discovery Health, announced the launch of DrConnect, the product of a partnership between Discovery Health and HealthTap, based in Palo Alto, California. DrConnect provides a world-leading platform connecting patients, doctors and medical scheme case managers using state-of-the-art technology and artificial intelligence.

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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.

Retail Distribution Review: a positive outcome for South African financial planners

Retail Distribution Review: a positive outcome for South African financial planners

News   •   May 29, 2017 13:04 GMT

Leading financial planners reflected on the impact of regulatory changes on the widening advice gap at the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit.

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.

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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.

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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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Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town 2014
Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk

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Adrian Gore interview on Bloomberg TV

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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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