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Discovery Vitality launches report that measured the impact of COVID-19 on health behaviours and preventative screenings

Discovery Vitality launches report that measured the impact of COVID-19 on health behaviours and preventative screenings

Press releases   •   Dec 01, 2020 15:08 CAT

Discovery Vitality today announced the release of its Care Gap Report which highlights the extent to which members engaged in health behaviours and accessed health promotion and preventative services during COVID-19 lockdown.

2021 will see cutting-edge digital technology boost Discovery Health’s Diabetes Care Programme

2021 will see cutting-edge digital technology boost Discovery Health’s Diabetes Care Programme

Press releases   •   Nov 03, 2020 15:44 CAT

In 2020 the COVID-19 global healthcare crisis has put the spotlight on people who live with diabetes. They are considered at risk of severe illness should they contract COVID-19 – particularly where the condition is poorly managed.

Vitality accelerates its efforts to get people moving with exciting new benefits; also announces special Vitality points recognition initiative

Vitality accelerates its efforts to get people moving with exciting new benefits; also announces special Vitality points recognition initiative

Press releases   •   Sep 30, 2020 11:23 CAT

JOHANNESBURG, 30 September 2020 | Discovery Vitality today announced an exciting series of product enhancements that will further motivate and reward members to get healthy by exercising and eating well.

Discovery delivers robust half-year results with elevated investment in strategic new initiatives

Discovery delivers robust half-year results with elevated investment in strategic new initiatives

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2020 10:21 CAT

The Group highlighted results for the period ended 31 December 2019, characterised by substantial investment in new initiatives and a strong performance from the core businesses with the exception of VitalityLife: • Net asset value increased by R1 598 million • Total new business API increased 17% to R11 116 million • Normalised profit from operations decreased 7% to R3 551 million

Wayde van Niekerk invites you to run for your country – against Usain Bolt, Jamaica and the world

Wayde van Niekerk invites you to run for your country – against Usain Bolt, Jamaica and the world

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 13:14 CAT

• Vitality Running World Cup starts in March 2020 • The global challenge will enable people to run for their country alongside national teams captained by Olympic Gold medallists Usain Bolt, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and Wayde van Niekerk • Forms part of Vitality’s commitment to get 100m people 20% more physically active by 2025 – and address the pressing global issue of inactivity

Ground-breaking global study shows how fitter bodies could lead to a fitter SA economy with potential growth of $500 million (+R7 billion) a year

Ground-breaking global study shows how fitter bodies could lead to a fitter SA economy with potential growth of $500 million (+R7 billion) a year

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 02:01 CAT

• Vitality and RAND Europe publish a ground-breaking, global study on the economic impact of physical inactivity • The 23-country study assesses how different physical activity improvement scenarios may affect the economy of countries up to 2050, and shows the significant influence of regular exercise on economic growth, workforce productivity and life expectancy

The Vitality Run Series hits the streets of Pretoria in October

The Vitality Run Series hits the streets of Pretoria in October

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 15:27 CAT

This jacaranda season, Vitality is turning Pretoria orange. The popular Discovery Vitality Run Series (VRS) – which has seen thousands of South Africans participate in Johannesburg and Cape Town – is partnering with four of Pretoria’s most iconic road races to get more citizens active on their streets.

​LEAVE YOUR WINTER WAYS AND SPRING BACK TO LIFE WITH THE DISCOVERY JACARANDA FM SPRING WALK

​LEAVE YOUR WINTER WAYS AND SPRING BACK TO LIFE WITH THE DISCOVERY JACARANDA FM SPRING WALK

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2019 12:21 CAT

Winter will soon be a thing of the past and around the corner there’s a great way to get off the couch, out of those winter onesies and come back to life: the Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk - Gauteng’s favourite way to officially kick off spring.

Vitality offers up to 100% cash back on a Huawei Band 2 Pro

Vitality offers up to 100% cash back on a Huawei Band 2 Pro

Press releases   •   Apr 11, 2019 13:56 CAT

Discovery Vitality has launched a new partnership with Huawei in which Vitality members can get up to 100% cash back on a Huawei Band 2 Pro fitness device from Sportsmans Warehouse.

Vitality members donate rewards to build a Dream Room for kids with cancer

Vitality members donate rewards to build a Dream Room for kids with cancer

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2019 13:32 CAT

Discovery Vitality and the Reach For A Dream Foundation have joined forces to create another Dream Room for children in hospitals – with the third room opening at Chris Hani Baragwanath Paediatric Oncology Ward in Soweto, Johannesburg today.

Vitality members to enjoy a weekend of double HealthyFood cash back at Woolworths, for making healthier choices

Vitality members to enjoy a weekend of double HealthyFood cash back at Woolworths, for making healthier choices

Press releases   •   Mar 28, 2019 08:58 CAT

For one weekend only – 30 to 31 March 2019 – all Vitality members (with the HealthyFood benefit) will get up to 50% cash back on HealthyFood items at Woolworths stores nationwide.

Ueda and Yee take blue carpet victory at the 2019 Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town

Ueda and Yee take blue carpet victory at the 2019 Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2019 20:07 CAT

The men’s elite race was dominated by twenty-year-old Alex Yee (GBN) with a time of 00:52:04 in first place, and the women’s elite race ended with an exciting eight seconds between Ai Ueda (JPN) and Summer Rappaport (USA).

​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.

The results are in – SA’s most active and best driving city revealed

The results are in – SA’s most active and best driving city revealed

Press releases   •   Sep 13, 2018 08:43 CAT

Cape Town leads the pack in healthy living and better driving.

Sumitomo Life launches Vitality in Japan

Sumitomo Life launches Vitality in Japan

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2018 09:23 CAT

Bringing the number of countries in which the Vitality Shared-Value Insurance model is available to 18.

The state of health in South Africa according to Discovery Life’s claim experience 2016

The state of health in South Africa according to Discovery Life’s claim experience 2016

Press releases   •   Oct 23, 2017 10:50 CAT

Discovery Life published insights of its life assurance claims from January 2016 to December 2016. A total of 20 247 claims were paid over the period, amounting to R3.2 billion. This brings the total amount that Discovery Life has paid out to date up to R18.7 billion.

South Africa’s healthiest city revealed

South Africa’s healthiest city revealed

Press releases   •   Oct 11, 2017 11:29 CAT

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.

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 09:18 CAT

​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.

Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series

Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2017 11:09 CAT

Discovery Vitality is proud to announce the launch of a brand new venture in partnership with four of Johannesburg’s most established running clubs – the Discovery Vitality Run Series. Designed to help people improve their health through physical activity, the Discovery Vitality Run Series connects four iconic running events in the city of Johannesburg.