The results are in – SA’s most active and best driving city revealed
Cape Town leads the pack in healthy living and better driving.
South Africa’s healthiest city revealed
Cape Town has the highest number of people who are a healthy weight, plus they purchase the most vegetables and fruit, when compared with South Africa’s other major cities.
Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series
Discovery Vitality is proud to announce the launch of a brand new venture in partnership with four of Johannesburg’s most established running clubs – the Discovery Vitality Run Series. Designed to help people improve their health through physical activity, the Discovery Vitality Run Series connects four iconic running events in the city of Johannesburg.
Discovery releases The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission report on Planetary Health
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.
Madness prevails as runners raise R275 000 over 1 488km
For the second year, a group of runners has conquered the distance between Johannesburg and Cape Town by foot to raise money for MAD charity, this year with the support of Team Vitality. MAD (Make a Difference) was founded in 2003 by Francois Pienaar to support the education of South Africa’s underprivileged youth.
Holiday travellers face biggest risk on roads – Discovery Insure
South Africa’s road accident fatality rate, one of the highest in the world, costs the economy between 8% and 10% of GDP. On average, there are over 200 roads deaths over the Easter holiday period every year. Recent research conducted by Discovery Insure analysing driving behaviour reveals that holiday-makers are more at risk of being involved in an accident...
Discovery Health response: Allied and Therapeutic Benefit for 2012
Managing the “abuse factor”: Member X from Johannesburg spent over R200 000 on allied health benefits last year. The principal member and her youngest child visited their physiotherapist more than 200 times for muscular pain, and her eldest child saw an occupational therapist 156 times for hand-grip function and co-ordination skills.