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Discovery Health’s mass vaccination site at Gallagher Convention Center adds significant capacity to accelerate the national vaccination rollout
JOHANNESBURG 02 July 2021 - Discovery Health is delighted to open its sixth Covid-19 vaccination site to-date at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg. With the capacity to deliver 3 800 vaccinations per day to the 3.5 million residents within close proximity of Midrand, the site is one of the largest vaccination centers countrywide and includes more than 48 full-time vaccinators an
Discovery’s new prepaid offer gives anyone in South Africa easy access to affordable, quality, healthcare
The Discovery Prepaid Health platform brings affordability, transparency and predictability to the costs of care by allowing users to buy prepaid vouchers for valued services – starting with face-to-face visits to a GP with access to medicine, all-inclusive at R300.
2021 will see cutting-edge digital technology boost Discovery Health’s Diabetes Care Programme
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.
Discovery Health Medical Scheme members to have access to a Shariah Compliant Arrangement from 2021
Discovery Health Medical Scheme members will be able to elect to have their health plan administered in accordance with principles that are compliant, through the Discovery Health Medical Scheme Shariah Compliant Arrangement.
Contribution freeze for Discovery Health Medical Scheme members until July 2021
“Each year we strive for the lowest possible contribution increase. For the first six months of 2021, DHMS will deliver a contribution freeze for all scheme members across all plans, mindful of and sensitive to the financial pressures facing individuals at this time within the country’s stressed economic climate.
Discovery’s Roseanne Harris elected President of International Actuarial Association
Professor Harris has been a member of the Executive Committee of the International Actuarial Association since 2018 and among other roles, has served as the Chair of the Health and Education Committees of the Actuarial Society of South Africa, and as the President of the Actuarial Society of South Africa in 2016 and 2017.
Discovery delivers robust half-year results with elevated investment in strategic new initiatives
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
Stay healthy this winter with Uber and Discovery Health
The flu season is almost here and Discovery Health has once again partnered with Uber, Clicks and Dis-Chem to make it more convenient for South Africans to get vaccinated. On 2 May 2019, from 10:00 to 15:00, Uber will not only be taking people across cities but nurses with flu vaccinations will be available to administer flu shots.
The Discovery Health Journalism Awards is changing direction in 2017
The Discovery Health Journalism Awards is changing direction. In 2017 we will be introducing the updated version of the Discovery Health Journalism Awards. Don’t miss this opportunity that change can bring
Discovery Health and Netcare 911 offer free counselling for Wits staff
The commitment and contribution of Wits staff members during the recent difficult period have been exceptional. Staff did; however, voice the need for counselling following these events. From 15 to 17 November 2016, Wits joined hands with Discovery Health and Netcare 911 to offer free counselling to staff members who indicated a need.
Financial Intermediaries Association gives Discovery top honours
Discovery walked away the winner in two categories of the 2016 FIA Awards. Discovery Life, for the seventh time overall and the fourth year in a row, took top honours as the Long Term Insurance Product Supplier of the Year – Risk, while Discovery Health was selected the Healthcare Product Supplier of the Year for the 8th time since these awards were announced.
Discovery, Uber and Dis-Chem partner to deliver flu vaccines
For a second year in a row, Discovery has partnered with Uber, to bring flu vaccines to selected areas of Johannesburg, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Durban and Cape Town. You can order a flu vaccine and have it delivered to your doorstep for only R100 using the Uber app on your smartphone.
Discovery Health response on cover for motor vehicle accidents and claims from the Road Accident Fund
In response to inaccurate statements being shared on social media regarding how Discovery Health Medical Scheme pays claims for motor vehicle accidents and refunds from the Road Accident Fund (RAF), we would like to provide the correct information.
Discovery announces health journalists taking top honours in the 2015 Discovery Health Journalism Awards
Discovery announced the Discovery Journalist of the Year as well as winners in each category of the 2015 Discovery Health Journalism Awards at a gala event tonight in Sandton.
National Department of Health and Discovery Health partner to recognise leaders in nursing excellence in the public and private sectors
Discovery today announced a new partnership with the National Department of Health (NDoH) to recognise and reward leaders in nursing excellence in the public and private sectors.The announcement was made on International Nurse’s Day.
Team Vitality Cycling – the new premier cycling club in South Africa
Discovery Vitality and Club100 have announced a strategic partnership that will see Club100’s extensive experience in managing cycling clubs across the country combine forces with Discovery Vitality’s expertise in encouraging people to get active and prioritise their health.
Discovery wins two prestigious FIA Awards
Discovery has succeeded in winning awards in two categories at this year’s Financial Intermediary Association of Southern Africa (FIA) Awards. Discovery Life took the honours in the category Long-term Insurance Product Supplier of the Year – Risk Products and Discovery Health was named Product Supplier of the year – Healthcare.
Discovery posts excellent results; repeatable business model continues to yield strong growth
News release from Discovery Limited – 20 February. Discovery Limited today presented a strong set of financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2013 to the analyst and investor community.
Discovery Health Journalism Awards introduces a brand new award!
Our brand new award category, the Discovery Foundation Nation-builder Award, aims to acknowledge the positive coverage of work done by healthcare professionals or organisations in the public healthcare sector.
Response to article published on 28 January 2014 in Business Day ‘Accusations fly in medical aid case’
Your article on the legal case against road accident fund attorney Ronald Bobroff, creates an inaccurate picture of how Discovery Health Medical Scheme members are covered for road accidents, suggesting that the Scheme denies cover for members involved in any accident (Accusations fly in medical aid case, 28 January).