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​Discovery’s Vitality Open gets more South Africans active and driving better

​Discovery’s Vitality Open gets more South Africans active and driving better

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2018 10:56 CAT

Discovery Vitality today released the results of its 10-week public campaign, the Vitality Open, which was aimed at getting South Africans to exercise more and improve their driving behaviour.

Vitality-linked insurers to get 100 million people 20% more active by 2025

Vitality-linked insurers to get 100 million people 20% more active by 2025

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2018 13:35 CAT

Building on the results of the largest behaviour change study on physical activity, Vitality and its global network of insurers have committed to making 100 million people more active over the next seven years, aligned to the World Health Organizations’ Global Action Plan on Physical Activity.

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 13:16 CAT

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 11:42 CAT

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 12:07 CAT

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

Why we welcome a sugar tax

Why we welcome a sugar tax

Press releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 15:15 CAT

Discovery Vitality encouraged by the revised sugar tax design announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his 2017 Budget Speech.

SA sweeps podium in men's elite Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town
Vitality food and lifestyle guidelines simplify the way to healthy nutrition
Discovery Vitality announced as the Official Wellness Partner of the South African Olympic team for Rio 2016
Moola: We’ve made progress as a continent

Moola: We’ve made progress as a continent

Press releases   •   May 19, 2015 16:47 CAT

South Africa’s economy is still in good shape

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“Dynamic financial sector will adapt to regulatory changes,” says Finance Minister

“Dynamic financial sector will adapt to regulatory changes,” says Finance Minister

Press releases   •   May 19, 2015 14:35 CAT

The financial services sector plays a crucial role in the South African economy and the evolving regulation for this sector is here to stay, Hon. Minister Nhlanhla Nene said this morning.

Financial institutions and financial planning industry must embrace change and innovate to grow

Financial institutions and financial planning industry must embrace change and innovate to grow

Press releases   •   May 19, 2015 11:48 CAT

South Africa’s financial institutions and financial planning intermediaries will have to continue embracing change, innovation and technology if they are to grow in an environment where the direct distribution model is the fastest growing channel in the R6 trillion savings and investment sector.

Team Vitality Cycling – the new premier cycling club in South Africa

Press releases   •   Feb 23, 2015 12:25 CAT

Discovery Vitality and Club100 have announced a strategic partnership that will see Club100’s extensive experience in managing cycling clubs across the country combine forces with Discovery Vitality’s expertise in encouraging people to get active and prioritise their health.

Top 20% of healthiest SA employers have close to half the absenteeism rates of the unhealthiest 20%

Top 20% of healthiest SA employers have close to half the absenteeism rates of the unhealthiest 20%

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2014 11:33 CAT

The 2014 Healthy Company Index, hosted on the 12th of November by Discovery Vitality, indicated that healthier companies show lower absenteeism rates and more productivity levels than their unhealthier competitors.

Discovery Insure: Who are South Africa’s best drivers?

Discovery Insure: Who are South Africa’s best drivers?

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2014 13:34 CAT

South Africa’s best drivers are to be found in the Western Cape, with Gauteng ranked second overall, according to data from Discovery Insure’s road safety smartphone application. During June, the first month of the campaign 16.8 million kilometres of driving data was collected and analysed by Discovery Insure...