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Press Releases • Jun 06, 2018 09:51 GMT
June is full of excuses to start running your way to youthfulness and great health. With World Running Day on the 6th, it is also Youth Month and five years that Discovery Vitality has been a headline sponsor of parkrun SA.
Press Releases • Mar 28, 2018 12:05 GMT
Discovery Limited, the South African-founded financial services organisation guided by the core purpose of making people healthier and enhancing and protecting lives, announced today that they are the Official Wellness Partner to Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka.
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News • Aug 08, 2016 12:59 GMT
Pokémon Go has caught the attention and imagination of what seems like everyone on social media in a very short space of time. According to a survey conducted with Vitality members in the United States, 15% of the members surveyed were Pokémon Go players and the game had a surprisingly broad appeal across age groups.
News • Dec 10, 2015 19:58 GMT
Discovery announces the activation of Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch for Vitality members in South Africa encouraging healthier, more active living.
News • Aug 08, 2013 14:00 GMT
This document is a response from Discovery Health on a misleading article published in The Star newspaper of 8 August, “Life vs Medical Scheme”.
News • Apr 01, 2012 09:22 GMT
Discovery Insure functionality on the iPhone app combines innovation and intelligence to help you get the best out of your Discovery Insure policy. This easy-to-use app contains a number of features to make your life easier, whether you want to start a claim or get support in an emergency.
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Blog posts • Nov 18, 2013 16:10 GMT
It is 8.30 am. The sun is beats down on the serene Western Cape landscape. The road to Van Rynsdorp is undulating, however this does not dampen the walkers’ excitement when they see the destination of the first 5km walk. A sea of faces, patiently awaiting the arrival of white microbuses interrupts the peaceful and silent landscape...
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Events • May 18, 2017 08:11 GMT
Join the Sports Science Institute of South Africa and Discovery Vitality as they join forces to present the Healthy Active Kids South Africa Report Card (HAKSA) 2016 – a review of the latest research on children's health habits from how much they play, how much fast food they eat, how much TV they watch, and how much support they get for healthy choices at home and school.
Events • Feb 19, 2016 08:38 GMT
Join the CEO of Discovery Vitality, Dr Shrey Viranna, on Tuesday 23 February to discuss how we used the aroma of coffee to get thousands of people off the couch and into their running shoes, and how this laid a foundation for a powerful, global real-time Vitality platform that is ultimately shift health outcomes.
Events • Jul 14, 2015 07:31 GMT
Discovery Vitality and The Vitality Institute invite you to attend the South African launch of the Planetary Health Commission report prepared by the Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on Planetary Health. RSVP: TarynKe@discovery.co.za to join us for a panel discussion around the balance between the health of human civilisation and the sustainability of our environment.
Events • Oct 03, 2013 05:17 GMT
The seventh Discovery Foundation Awards Ceremony takes place on 9 October. The Discovery Foundation is committed to strengthening South Africa’s healthcare system and making people healthier and enhancing and protecting their lives by ensuring more South Africans have access to affordable, quality healthcare. The Foundation will be recognising and honouring the excellence and contribution by...
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Documents • Mar 15, 2018 08:55 GMT
What should mums know about the risks of surgery and anaesthesia while pregnant?
Taking preventive health measures is relevant in every decade, but the risks increase with age, so it’s important to keep track and prioritise good behaviours in order to stay healthy for as long as you can. The article lists recommended screenings for women from their twenties to their sixties and beyond.
Documents • Aug 04, 2017 07:27 GMT
Whether we like it or not, our bodies deteriorate with time. But every minute of exercise is well worth it. Here, a biokineticist shares her advice on how to ensure women get the most health benefits from their workouts – whatever their age.
Documents • Aug 04, 2017 07:20 GMT
Equipping women with knowledge and skills in healthy eating can have a hugely positive ripple effect in terms of health outcomes for families, communities and society in general. This article looks at the best ways for women to pack in nutrients for a healthy body and mind at different life stages.