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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.

South Africa first to legislate and on track to healthier levels of salt in foods

South Africa first to legislate and on track to healthier levels of salt in foods

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2017 09:42 GMT

Manufacturers have made progress in efforts to improve the health of South Africans with salt levels in two-thirds of foods covered by legislation now at equal to or even below the permitted requirements.

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk becomes Discovery Vitality Ambassador

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk becomes Discovery Vitality Ambassador

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2017 10:07 GMT

Discovery Vitality teams up with Wayde van Niekerk to help people to get active and lead healthier lives

Take action to change obesity rates associated with type 2 diabetes

Take action to change obesity rates associated with type 2 diabetes

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2016 10:25 GMT

The World Health Organization estimates that 380 million people could have diabetes by 2025.

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Inspiring Awareness

Inspiring Awareness

Blog posts   •   Sep 10, 2013 09:59 GMT

There is no contesting the fact that the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk welcomes all kinds of people. While many participants enter the Big Walk to have fun, some people have personal reasons for doing so that are incredibly different to the majority of Big Walk participants...

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Join in the parkrun fun at the Modderfontein Reserve

Events   •   May 08, 2014 09:25 GMT

Parkrun and Discovery Vitality invite all runners and walkers to celebrate World Move for Health Day this Saturday 10 May, 2014. Parkrun and Discovery Vitality will be celebrating the day with a special edition parkrun at Modderfontein Reserve. The run starts at 8am and all runners and walkers are encouraged to wear orange, the colour of Vitality to this event.

May 10, 08:00 - 10:00 GMT

Modderfontein Reserve

Discovery Vitality Summit - Media Conference

Discovery Vitality Summit - Media Conference

Events   •   Aug 13, 2013 16:31 GMT

The Summit, which builds on the success of the annual Discovery Vitality Wellness and Fitness Convention. This year’s prestigious event will feature experts and role-players in the health, fitness and sports industry who will be sharing their knowledge, expertise, best practices and leadership lessons with the broader community. Please see, www.vitalitysummit.com

Aug 14, 12:00 - 01:30 GMT

The Forum at Discovery, 1st Floor, 16 Fredman Drive, Sandton

Healthcare 3.0 Media Summit

Healthcare 3.0 Media Summit

Events   •   May 13, 2013 16:01 GMT

Join the conversation on some of the important issues and trends in healthcare today The private healthcare system in South Africa faces many challenges, including a shortage of health professionals, a fragmented healthcare system and costs rising at levels faster than consumer inflation. Addressing these challenges requires a comprehensive and systematic approach to healthcare reform. The...

May 29, 07:30 - 10:00 GMT

The Forum at Discovery, 1st Floor, 16 Fredman Drive, Sandton

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Discovery Cape Times Big Walk

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Over 36 000 walkers participated in the Discovery Cape Times Big WALK this year for better health...

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Discovery Vitality at the Nike We Run Jozi 10K

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Discovery Vitality in partnership with Nike We Run Jozi 10K in Newtown on October 12, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Discovery Vitality in partnership with parkrun SA launch Pretoria edition

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On Saturday 28 September, Vitality and parkrun South Africa launched the Pretoria edition of parkrun at the Voortrekker Monument Heritage...

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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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