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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Press releases • Nov 09, 2016 12:25 CAT
The World Health Organization estimates that 380 million people could have diabetes by 2025.
Chad le Clos documentary, Unbelievable, puts trends in cancer occurrence, cost and care under spotlight
Press releases • Jul 28, 2016 09:37 CAT
Dr Jonathan Broomberg, CEO of Discovery Health, talked statistics, costs and the future of cancer care.
Press releases • Jul 20, 2016 10:33 CAT
Discovery Vitality announced as the Official Wellness Partner of the South African Olympic team for Rio 2016
Press releases • Jul 15, 2016 11:05 CAT
Press releases • Jan 26, 2016 10:39 CAT
Children at Kids Haven in Benoni were the first to each receive one of 14 500 teddy bears which are being donated to organisations across the country, thanks to Vitality members reaching their weekly fitness goals in December.
Press releases • Jul 16, 2015 07:52 CAT
The Planetary Health report, released by Discovery in Johannesburg and simultaneously in Manila, New York and London on 16 July, provides the first comprehensive evidence showing how unprecedented environmental degradation is jeopardising the health of future generations.
Press releases • Jun 18, 2015 12:03 CAT
Amongst dieticians, ‘supersize’ is fast becoming a swear word. The fact is that we’re eating much more these days than we were even 30 years ago. In the 90s, for instance, soda manufacturers started to make soda bottles that more than doubled in size. Soda bottle size continued to increase in size until they’d grown to more than 18 times the size of the original bottles.
Press releases • Jun 04, 2015 16:41 CAT
Discovery Vitality is introducing a fun, new way to teach your kids – and yourself – about how to incorporate healthy habits into your lifestyles. Using an easy-to-use social media platform called Vine, Discovery Vitality is running the Grow Up Fit SA campaign: every day in June we will release a six-second video and snippet to show you how just how simple and enjoyable it is to ‘Grow Up Fit’!
Press releases • May 12, 2015 20:44 CAT
Discovery and Team Vitality are excited to announce that renowned Russian running sisters – Elena and Olesya Nurgalieva who have dominated the Comrades Marathon leader board over the past few years – will be running the Ultimate Human Race for Team Vitality this year.
Press releases • Apr 14, 2015 13:40 CAT
Disney Africa today announced that it has launched two websites in collaboration with Discovery Vitality – Disney Baby Africa and Disney Healthy Living.co.za.