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One in four South African preschoolers is overweight or obese. What does the research reveal?

One in four South African preschoolers is overweight or obese. What does the research reveal?

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2017 11:16 GMT

More than a quarter of the world’s population is under the age of 15. Their health is our future. Based on the current exercise and eating habits of South Africa’s children, it’s clear that urgent action is required.

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Discovery Health urges parents to immunise kids against measles

Press Releases   •   May 19, 2017 11:45 GMT

Discovery Health has identified a significant increase in the incidence of measles in its claims data. This confirms the data emerging from the Gauteng Department of Health that announced an Emergency Measles Outbreak Campaign from 15 May to 30 June 2017 to address what it has identified as an outbreak of the disease.

Finalists in 2017 Discovery Health Journalism Awards announced
Global leaders in finance, investment and financial planning to speak at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit

Global leaders in finance, investment and financial planning to speak at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit

Press Releases   •   May 04, 2017 11:02 GMT

The Discovery Financial Planning Summit will be held in Sandton, Johannesburg on 29 May 2017. The role of financial planners is more pivotal than ever before. Building a successful business despite today’s challenges of low economic growth, volatile world events, fast-changing technology and shifting client expectations requires knowledge, adaptability, and innovation...

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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.

Discovery recognised by Ubuntu Award

Discovery recognised by Ubuntu Award

News   •   Feb 16, 2016 11:45 GMT

Discovery is honoured to be the 2016 recipient of the Ubuntu Economic Diplomacy Award.

​Discovery Insure Wins Two Gartner Financial Cool Business Awards

​Discovery Insure Wins Two Gartner Financial Cool Business Awards

News   •   Nov 17, 2015 14:07 GMT

Discovery Insure’s smartphone-enabled DQ track won in the Most Innovative New Digital Product and the overall EMEA Digital Champion categories at the 2015 Gartner Financial Services Cool Business Awards ceremony held in Barcelona...

Discovery Foundation helps train more than 250 doctors to do lifesaving research and contribute to improve public health system

Discovery Foundation helps train more than 250 doctors to do lifesaving research and contribute to improve public health system

News   •   Aug 21, 2015 08:10 GMT

The Discovery Foundation today announced 38 recipients at its seventh annual Discovery Foundation Awards event held in Johannesburg.

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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

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

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

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

Sandton Convention Centre

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Make sure your car is road trip ready.

Make sure your car is roa...

Are you about to hit the road for that much needed break? Before you head off, make sure to check that your car is in good running condit...

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Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk

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The Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk at the NMMU Cricket Fields in 2nd Avenue Summerstrand on Saturday 26 October 2013...

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Adrian Gore interview on Bloomberg TV

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Watch Discovery CEO Adrian Gore's Bloomberg TV interview. Adrian speaks to Discovery's business model as well as his optimism about Sout...

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