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Young upcoming health journalist of the year - Ina Skosanafrom Mail & Guardian for ‘Mothers haunted by hospital hell’

Press Release   •   May 28, 2014 17:50 GMT

Her article “Mothers haunted by hospital hell” tells the story of the death of two young women shortly after delivering babies in Mpumalanga. Skosana brings this important story in South Africa to life with sensitive narratives that paint the picture of the circumstances surrounding these deaths and contextualizes them within the larger story of the contributing role of the health system challenges. The story is well-investigated, comprehensive and timely given the country’s lag in achieving its Millennium Development targets. Ina Skosana has established herself as a health journalist to watch out for.

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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.

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