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Discovery shares its latest COVID-19 research on outcomes specific to SA

Discovery shares its latest COVID-19 research on outcomes specific to SA

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 14:36 CAT

Discovery presents insights on the financial impact of COVID-19 on medical schemes in South Africa, and a COVID-19 Resilience Index outlining the relative risk of being hospitalised due to COVID-19.

Lower your risk: Vitality moves healthy lifestyle online during Covid-19

Lower your risk: Vitality moves healthy lifestyle online during Covid-19

Press releases   •   May 12, 2020 11:36 CAT

Online healthy cooking classes, digital meditation sessions and virtual runs in the Kruger. Why not? It could reduce Covid-19 severity.

Free online COVID-19 screening and consultations available to all South Africans through Discovery and Vodacom partnership

Free online COVID-19 screening and consultations available to all South Africans through Discovery and Vodacom partnership

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2020 14:05 CAT

Discovery and Vodacom have partnered to deliver a simple but powerful online healthcare platform for the benefit of all South Africans during the COVID-19 pandemic. This platform provides easy access for all South Africans to a COVID-19 risk tool, to help understand your personal risk for COVID-19 plus, where needed, to immediately schedule healthcare professional consultations and get advice.

Vitality unlocks additional adjustments to its wellness programme to encourage South Africans to stay healthy and rewarded while at home

Vitality unlocks additional adjustments to its wellness programme to encourage South Africans to stay healthy and rewarded while at home

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2020 13:20 CAT

In support of our President’s call for our nation to heighten collective efforts in curbing the spread of COVID-19 by staying at home, Discovery Vitality is adjusting its wellness offering to members to encourage healthier choices during this 21-day period.

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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 14:59 CAT

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 21:58 CAT

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 16:00 CAT

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 11:22 CAT

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 18:10 CAT

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 11:21 CAT

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 10:11 CAT

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, 11:3014:30 CAT

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 10:38 CAT

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 02:00 CAT

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 09:31 CAT

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, 11:3014:00 CAT

Discovery, The Forum 16 Fredman Drive Sandton Johannesburg

The Discovery Foundation Awards

The Discovery Foundation Awards

Events   •   Oct 03, 2013 07:17 CAT

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, 20:3023:00 CAT

Turbine Hall, Newtown, Johannesburg

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The COVID-19 Resilience Index: An indicator of an individual’s relative risk of being hospitalised, should they be diagnosed with COVID-19.

20 May 2020 - Discovery’s Resilience Index shows that increased physical activity can mitigate some of the risk that age and chronic conditions add to requiring hospitalisation due to COVID-19.

Counting the cost of COVID-19: Initial projections of the potential financial impact of the virus across the medical scheme industry

20 May 2020 - Discovery’s research on the anticipated cost of COVID-19 projects medical schemes to incur additional claims of between R7.3 billion and R31 billion. The detailed analysis of the long-term impact of COVID-19 on the financial position of medical schemes in South Africa, was presented by Dr Ryan Noach, CEO of Discovery Health.

Discovery COVID-19 media webinar slides

Discovery COVID-19 media webinar slides

Documents   •   May 20, 2020 15:27 CAT

20 May 2020 - Discovery announced a number of key product enhancements that respond specifically to insurance needs around COVID-19, as well as the results of two critical research papers on COVID-19 in South Africa.

What should mums know about the risks of surgery and anaesthesia while pregnant?

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