Discovery Fund celebrates two decades of strengthening rural healthcare in SA
Johannesburg– Leaders in healthcare met on 05 July 2022 to celebrate 20 years of Discovery’s corporate social investment (CSI) into health systems in rural South Africa. The Discovery Fund records a total of over 350 000 direct and 57 million indirect beneficiaries since the programme’s inception in 1997.
“For Discovery, CSI is not a peripheral function, but rather one which is embedded in the
Discovery announces secondary listing on A2X
Discovery has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets.
Discovery Bank hits 1 million accounts, expands banking and lifestyle benefits
Johannesburg, 20 June 2022 – Over the past year, Discovery Bank has seen strong deposit growth and considerable traction of its shared-value banking model amongst its client base; the appeal of a full service, shared value, digital bank is reflected in Discovery Bank’s strong growth to over 1 million accounts since its public launch in 2020.
Today, as the Bank announced the milestone of reachin
Triple win for Discovery at the Efma–Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2022
Discovery took home three awards in this year’s Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards, at a virtual ceremony showcasing the best insurance innovations across the globe.
Discovery Bank will immediately refund Vitality clients affected by Comair shutdown
We are saddened by the news released earlier today advising that Comair, one of our longest standing Vitality partners, has stopped operations.
Discovery Life continues to have a positive impact on clients, with over R11.7 billion claims paid in 2021
A total of R11.79 billion was paid out in claims by Discovery Life in the 2021 calendar year including individual and Group Life clients, as released this morning in the annual claims review. A total of R9.1 billion was paid through over 10,000 Individual Life claims during the year.
Discovery Insure and Advanced EMS launch private firefighting initiative in Johannesburg to handle fire-related emergencies
Sandton, Johannesburg - A fire occurs in Johannesburg every six hours, according to data from the Fire Protection Association of South Africa. With the risk of fires increasing during the winter season, Discovery Insure this morning launched the Discovery Fire Force project in Johannesburg, a unique solution aimed at protecting Discovery Insure clients in the metropolitan area from the devastatin
Ahead of World No-Tobacco Day, Discovery Vitality offers members a new way to quit smoking with Quit Genius
Discovery Vitality has partnered with leading global smoking cessation partner, Quit Genius, to offer members treatment without having to pay a membership fee, including one-on-one coaching support, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and biological therapy.
Discovery Vitality launches HealthyBaby, to give members 10% to 50% back on baby, toddler and children’s products
Discovery Vitality has launched its new HealthyBaby benefit to make baby, toddler and children’s essentials – as well as premium items – more affordable, giving members 10% to 50% back at Dis-Chem Baby City, BabiesRUs and ToysRUs.
New KeyCare Start Regional medical aid option embraces shift towards affordable healthcare, featuring access to cutting-edge healthcare technologies and partnerships
Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) has introduced a first-of-its-kind, regional medical aid option called KeyCare Start Regional, which is the most affordable option in the extensive range of DHMS plan types.
“The new option, developed in partnership with Mediclinic and Intercare, provides benefits for a full suite of day-to-day healthcare and in-hospital treatment through region-specific p
You could feel perfectly healthy and still have high blood pressure upping your stroke or heart disease risk.
When a Vitality Health Check done in early 2021 showed blood pressure readings that were higher than they should have been, 38-year-old Nikash Bagirathi got proactive and went to see his GP.
After more investigation, Nikash was shocked to be diagnosed with hypertension (persistent, elevated blood pressure). "I took comfort in knowing I was with the right doctor and on the right medicine. Many
One year on: More than 100 000 potholes repaired and counting
Over 100,000 potholes repaired by The Pothole Patrol in one year. Over 4400 potholes reported in Sandton alone. Roodepoort given the unfortunate crown of area with the most potholes. William Nicol labelled as the most treacherous road in Joburg and to celebrate The Pothole Patrol’s one-year anniversary, as well as to commemorate the UN Global Road Safety Week which