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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 delivers robust performance as it continues to build scale globally

Discovery delivers robust performance as it continues to build scale globally

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 08:54 GMT

Reporting annual financial results for the period ended 30 June 2017.

Why a focus on health is vital this Women’s Month – what to know and do in your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond

Why a focus on health is vital this Women’s Month – what to know and do in your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2017 07:18 GMT

​In a bid to promote health education this Women’s Month, clinicians at Discovery Vitality have prepared guidelines to help women maintain good health at different life stages.

Patients once again choose SA’s top 20 hospitals on experience of care

Patients once again choose SA’s top 20 hospitals on experience of care

Press Releases   •   Jul 17, 2017 09:09 GMT

Who better to describe the reality of the healthcare experience in South Africa’s private hospitals than the patient? This week’s announcement of the country’s top 20 hospitals for 2016 is based on the results of the most recent Discovery Health Patient Survey Score (PaSS) initiative, now in its third year.

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The Pokémon Go craze and why Vitality says you should get involved

The Pokémon Go craze and why Vitality says you should get involved

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.

Vitality members can now earn an Apple Watch by being more active

Vitality members can now earn an Apple Watch by being more active

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.

Discovery Health Medical Scheme response to misleading article in The Star “Life vs Medical Scheme”

Discovery Health Medical Scheme response to misleading article in The Star “Life vs Medical Scheme”

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”.

Discovery Insure now included in Discovery iPhone app Available NOW!

Discovery Insure now included in Discovery iPhone app Available NOW!

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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Day One of DHSHWAA sets tone for next two weeks

Day One of DHSHWAA sets tone for next two weeks

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...

Why choose Discovery Health

Why choose Discovery Health

Blog posts   •   Apr 24, 2012 09:21 GMT

Discovery Health gives you quality healthcare cover at the right price to meet your family's needs.

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Revealed: New report card scores SA kids health

Revealed: New report card scores SA kids health

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.

May 24, 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

The Vitality HealthyFood Studio | 155 West Street, Sandton

How Active Rewards became the most successful product in Vitality history

How Active Rewards became the most successful product in Vitality history

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.

Feb 23 00:00 GMT

Discovery offices, 16 Fredman Drive, Sandton.

LAUNCH INVITATION: Will healthier societies come at the cost of our environment?

LAUNCH INVITATION: Will healthier societies come at the cost of our environment?

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.

Jul 16, 09:30 - 12:00 GMT

Discovery, The Forum 16 Fredman Drive Sandton Johannesburg

The Discovery Foundation Awards

The Discovery Foundation Awards

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...

Oct 09, 18:30 - 21:00 GMT

Turbine Hall, Newtown, Johannesburg

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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