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Best radio health journalism - Siphosethu Stuurman from SABC Radio for ‘Young and living with HIV’

Press Release   •   May 28, 2014 17:42 GMT

A well-told radio story, built on narrative journalism, which takes the listener into the hearts and minds of the subjects. Sipho Stuurman gave a voice to young people living with HIV and the challenges that they face. Stuurman's story was a different take on the way HIV stigma stories are written, by giving us a glimpse into the lives of 2 young HIV positive people. He did a commendable job in dealing with a subject that still remains sensitive in South Africa.

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Discovery Limited is a South African-founded financial services organisation that operates in the healthcare, life assurance, short-term insurance, savings and investment products and wellness markets. Founded in 1992 by the current Group Chief Executive Officer Adrian Gore, Discovery was guided by a clear core purpose – to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. Underpinning this core purpose is the belief that through innovation Discovery can be a powerful market disruptor.

The company, with headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, has expanded its operations globally and currently serves over seven million clients across South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, China and Singapore. Vitality, Discovery’s wellness programme, is the world’s largest scientific, incentive-based wellness solution for individuals and corporates. The global Vitality membership base now exceeds 5.5 million lives in five markets.

Discovery is an authorised financial services provider. It trades on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange under the code “DSY”. 

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