Discovery donates 15,000 balls to support sports development at local schools
Discovery and its clients donated 10 000 netballs and 5 000 rugby balls to non-profit sports development organisations who work with schools across South Africa.
Vitality Year in Review 2023: A journey to the moon… 1,713 times!
Vitality members collectively recorded 87 million workouts in 2023 and achieved other fascinating milestones and great rewards for staying healthy.
SAA, Discovery unveil premium lounge: Elevating travel to new heights
Johannesburg, 23 November 2023 – South African Airways (SAA) and Discovery are excited to unveil the completion of a landmark refurbishment of their premium airport lounge, a first-of-its-kind at OR Tambo International Departures. This newly revitalised space is a cornerstone in realising their joint vision of providing exceptional luxury and convenience for travellers.
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Type 2 diabetes: Diagnosis, management, weight loss, remission
The world’s focus turns to diabetes on 14 November 2023 – World Diabetes Day. This year the theme is Know your risk, Know your response. Clinical leadership from Discovery including Head of Vitality Wellness, Dr Mosima Mabunda and Chief Clinical Officer at Discovery Health, Dr Noluthando Nematswerani, urge a focus on knowing your risk and managing your weight in tackling diabetes.
Tackling the rising tide of depression through screening, prevention and digital therapeutics for mental health
Across the world and in South Africa, depression is the most common form of mental illness. 1 in 3 people in South Africa experience a mental health issue. Only 1 in 10 people with a mental health issue have access to treatment. What role do healthy eating, exercise, holistic healthcare, and digital therapeutics for mental health play in tackling the unprecedented rise in mental illness – par
Discovery Bank clients can fast track their car collection with Ready2GO priority service at Europcar
Discovery Bank clients can now experience priority express checkout at Europcar in Cape Town, King Shaka, Lanseria and OR Tambo International airports through the convenience of paperless car collection.
Vitality’s new HealthyWeight programme shows promising results
The Vitality HealthyWeight programme has the main goal of supporting Vitality members who face greater health risks from being overweight or obese. In only two months, the programme has seen more than 1,000 Vitality members join and actively engage with it.
Discovery Vitality marks its 25th anniversary in SA with symbolic brand refresh and Summer with a V campaign
To celebrate their quarter century and new brand refresh, Discovery Vitality will reveal the pink branding to coincide with their summer campaign during the December holidays. This includes a massive prize from Vitality Travel with Discovery Bank. Members can win a year of Vitality Travel – two free return flights a month for twelve months – for themselves and a partner.
The 19th Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge: Soweto’s favourite football festival ready for kickoff
The 19th edition of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge will take place from 1-23 December 2022. Whilst the men’s category is full, some spaces remain for the u17 and women’s categories. Teams are encouraged to urgently secure their spots into Soweto’s number 1 diski challenge. Entries close on 30 November 2022.
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Research shows regular physical activity may boost COVID-19 jab effectiveness
Findings of a study by Discovery, SAMRC, WiSH, and the Sisonke programme suggest the more exercise done, the stronger the protective effect of vaccination.
Adding one 30-minute workout to their week could change women’s odds of developing depression, study finds
First-of-its-kind African study by researchers from Discovery Vitality, Harvard University and UCT confirms moderate increases in exercise may help women fend off depression – contributing unique South African data to growing body of global research.
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