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Living to 100 and beyond: Celebrating the Discovery Health Medical Scheme’s 90 centenarian members
In April 2023, Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) provided cover to 90 centenarian members (people aged 100 years or older), including two semi-supercentenarians aged 105. These members represent 0.0032% of DHMS lives (32 centenarians per million Scheme members). Ironically, DHMS centenarians are healthier than the average elderly member, with a chronic condition prevalence that is similar
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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New Discovery Health app introduces personalised, end-to-end healthcare journey including 3 cutting-edge, first-in-South Africa innovations
The new Discovery Health App offers a personalized gateway to the healthcare system for every Discovery Health customer. It enables end-to-end healthcare system navigation and support. The App provides access to cutting-edge digital healthcare technology and services for customers. The App integrates everything to do with one’s health in one place, so that customers can easily check in on their
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.
Discovery Vitality reveals “ObeCity Index” showing the South African city with the healthiest weight ahead of World Obesity Day; launches Vitality HealthyWeight programme
Discovery Vitality today announced the results of a national study comparing members’ collective weight across South African cities. The results show that Vitality members in Cape Town have the healthiest weight, while Gqeberha has the most room to improve.
Discovery Bank makes sure no one misses out with #HackBlackFriday
JOHANNESBURG, 23 November 2022 - It’s the week of Black Friday and since 2018, this day has been one of the biggest shopping events of the year. With belts being tightened everywhere due to the current financial environment, many South Africans are waiting to find the best possible deals on high-value items or general household items from retailers everywhere.
Everywhere we look there are mas
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.
Join an online cook-along to help realise a child’s dream
Celebrity chefs come together to cook for children with life-threatening illnesses. Cooking for Dreams Fundraiser, in association with Discovery Vitality, takes place on 1 September 2022 with an online cook-along open to all.
Discovery Bank launches first-of-its-kind integrated travel booking platform
Save money and go everywhere with Discovery Bank’s comprehensive Vitality Travel offering.
The Science of Vitality – 25 years of driving positive behaviour change, and as relevant as ever
Discovery Vitality releases The Science of Vitality journal, highlighting the data, science and insights behind the global wellness and behaviour change programme, born in South Africa, now making 20 million people healthier in 37 countries
Johannesburg |24 March 2022
What if there was a way to make people live longer, healthier, happier lives and reward them for taking steps towards their
Discovery Bank and Vitality Money clients spent 600 million Discovery Miles this November
Discovery Bank and Vitality Money clients spent 600 million Discovery Miles, adding up to R100 million in purchases, this November.
Discovery Bank extended its Discovery Miles Đ-Day, held on the 15th of every month, to include the full Black Friday weekend from 26 to 28 November. Miles Đ-Day is an opportunity for Discovery Bank and Vitality Money clients to get up to 40% off when spending their
Bigger Miles Ð-Day discounts for a Black Friday Weekend Takeover
Johannesburg, 24 November 2021 — Discovery Bank today announced additional discounts for an extended period for this upcoming Black Friday. As part of a Miles Ð-Day Black Friday Weekend Takeover, qualifying Discovery Bank clients can double their Discovery Miles discounts on purchases made at retail partners between 26 and 29 November 2021.
“Discovery Miles are already more valuable than cash w
Discovery Bank clients get first access to Justin Bieber Justice World Tour tickets
Johannesburg, 16 November 2021 —Following the announcement that the Justin Bieber Justice World Tour will include two dates in South Africa in late 2022, Discovery Bank is excited to give its clients exclusive access to purchase tickets 48 hours before ticket sales officially open on 3 December 2021.
The much-anticipated Justin Bieber Justice World Tour, happening between May 2022 and March 20
Fitness devices helped people stay fit during the COVID-19 pandemic – and will change the way we work out in future
Access the full paper on https://journals.co.za/doi/10.18772/26180197.2021.v3n3a8
Olympic gold medallist Tatjana Schoenmaker named as a Discovery Vitality Ambassador
JOHANNESBURG, 20 October 2021 – Discovery is proud to announce Tatjana Schoenmaker (24) as a Discovery Vitality Ambassador. The South African swimming sensation has recently returned home from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after winning a gold medal and setting the world record in the 200 m breaststroke, as well as bringing home silver in the 100 m breaststroke.
“We are delighted and honoured t
Vitality partners with Captains Usain Bolt and Wayde van Niekerk in 2021 Running World Cup to get SA moving once more
Vitality and the Running World Cup today announce the return of our global mass participation running challenge for 2021 Participation is free by registering at www.runningworldcup.com or downloading the Vitality Running World Cup app. Aligned to Vitality’s global ambition to get 100 million people 20% more active by 2025, and informed by research that physical activity builds resilience again
Vitality + Zwift: a partnership in the virtual world towards global change
Johannesburg, Wednesday 11 August 2021
Vitality + Zwift: A partnership in the virtual world towards global change Vitality, the largest global platform for behaviour change, is proud to partner with Zwift, the global online fitness platform born from gaming towards fitness and social change.
Zwift, the online gaming and fitness platform, plus Vitality, the global behaviour-change progr
Springbok stars Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am named Discovery Vitality Ambassadors
JOHANNESBURG, 30 June 2021 – Discovery is proud to announce Springboks Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am as Discovery Vitality Ambassadors. The duo are responsible for making Springbok history with an exhilarating 66th-minute try in the 2019 Rugby World Cup final. It was the first try of the game, that led to the team being crowned victorius World Cup champions – and the Springbok’s first-ever try
Discovery Vitality’s new Nike benefit is now live
With the new benefit, members can now save 25% upfront on a wide range of sports gear and equipment and fitness devices at Sportsmans Warehouse and Totalsports. And Vitality and Discovery Bank clients can save up to 75% upfront on qualifying fitness devices and Nike performance footwear and apparel at Sportsmans Warehouse, Totalsports and Nike stores (excluding Nike Factory stores and Nike.com).
Discovery Vitality launches Vitality mental wellbeing module and rewards; partners with Miss South Africa on awareness campaign
Discovery Vitality is excited to announce the introduction of the mental wellbeing module to Vitality. Members can now track their mindful minutes and sleep goals on partner apps, including Headspace, Calm, The Mindfulness App and buddhify, in the Vitality Active Rewards platform. Members will be rewarded with Discovery Miles for taking proactive steps towards their mental health and wellbeing.