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Discovery Bank clients can lock in a market-related rate upfront, and dynamically reduce interest repayments by managing their money well to save over the long term.

Discovery Bank launches home loans with dynamic interest rate saving of up to 1% – giving South Africans the potential to save R12 billion a year in interest

Johannesburg, 27 May 2024 – Discovery Bank has launched its new Home Loan product. The Bank will offer clients competitive, personalised rates based on their individual risk profiles, and use its established Shared-value Banking model to enable clients to further reduce their interest rate by up to 1%. This will be done by managing their money well with Vitality Money and protecting their home loa

Discovery Health Medical Scheme notes an increase in young people diagnosed with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension)

Discovery Health Medical Scheme notes an increase in young people diagnosed with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension)

“This World Hypertension Day and May Measure Month, Discovery Health encourages everyone to make regular blood pressure checks a priority,” says Dr Noluthando Nematswerani, Chief Clinical officer at Discovery Health. “Blood pressure checks are a very quick and easy way to know one’s risk of chronic high blood pressure - also called hypertension.”
‘May Measure Month’ is a global blood pressur

Discovery Invest shakes up the market with R20bn investor windfall, launch of longevity solution, 100% return in USD dollars and Bitcoin fund

Discovery Invest shakes up the market with R20bn investor windfall, launch of longevity solution, 100% return in USD dollars and Bitcoin fund

Discovery Invest has returned over R20 billion to its investors in shared-value rewards. The Discovery Group-owned asset manager has paid out R6.8 billion of those benefits to clients. Another R13.2 billion has accrued to clients who haven’t reached retirement or the end of their long-term investments, which will be paid out in the coming years.

Discovery Health Medical Scheme’s WELLTH Fund pays out more than R600 million since January 2023

Discovery Health Medical Scheme’s WELLTH Fund pays out more than R600 million since January 2023

The WELLTH Fund has already paid out over R600 million to Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) members since it launched in January 2023. The once-off benefit will be available until 31 December 2024. The top five services DHMS members used their WELLTH Fund benefit for in 2023 were to fund visits to dentists, GPs, physiotherapists, optometrists and to obstetricians and gynaecologists. In 2

Breast Health Foundation and Discovery Fund brings essential women’s healthcare services to members of the community in Mpumalanga

Breast Health Foundation and Discovery Fund brings essential women’s healthcare services to members of the community in Mpumalanga

03 April 2024, Johannesburg – The Breast Health Foundation (BHF), supported by the Discovery Fund, successfully renovated and inaugurated the Pfukani Women’s Clinic at Tintswalo Hospital in Acornhoek, Mpumalanga, with the ambition to bring critical healthcare services closer to members of the community.
In April 2002, the Breast Health Foundation was established as a Not-for-Profit Organisatio

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The Discovery Pothole Patrol formalises its Academy to create jobs and drive sustainable change

Johannesburg, 28 February 2024: Discovery is proud to announce the official launch of the Discovery Pothole Patrol Academy in partnership with Avis Southern Africa.
Following a successful pilot in 2023 with 18 learners, the Academy is now accredited by the Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) to offer a 12-month practical skills training programme providing an NQF Level 3

Living to 100 and beyond: Celebrating the Discovery Health Medical Scheme’s 90 centenarian members

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

New Discovery Health app introduces personalised, end-to-end healthcare journey including 3 cutting-edge, first-in-South Africa innovations

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

Tackling the rising tide of depression through screening, prevention and digital therapeutics for mental health

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

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