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Breaking the Stigma: Why Discovery is introducing a New Mental Wellbeing Programme

Breaking the Stigma: Why Discovery is introducing a New Mental Wellbeing Programme

Press releases   •   Oct 10, 2019 14:23 CAT

Depression will be the world’s leading contributor to the global burden of disease by 2030, based on mental health risk statistics. This is reflected in the latest Discovery Health Healthcare Claims Tracker, which reveals key trends in mental health related claims by members of the Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS), and confirms that depression is the most prevalent mental health condition.

The Vitality Run Series hits the streets of Pretoria in October

The Vitality Run Series hits the streets of Pretoria in October

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 15:27 CAT

This jacaranda season, Vitality is turning Pretoria orange. The popular Discovery Vitality Run Series (VRS) – which has seen thousands of South Africans participate in Johannesburg and Cape Town – is partnering with four of Pretoria’s most iconic road races to get more citizens active on their streets.

Managing the healthcare trilemma: broadening access to world-class care, maintaining affordability and enhancing benefits and services

Managing the healthcare trilemma: broadening access to world-class care, maintaining affordability and enhancing benefits and services

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2019 13:50 CAT

Discovery Health Medical Scheme today announced the 2020 annual contribution increase and benefit changes. DHMS will be implementing a weighted average contribution increase of 9.5%. Based on a market survey of financial advisers representing over 250,000 lives, market expectations are for increases between 10% and 12% across the industry.

Discovery Health and SAMA open Vitality Active Rewards to public sector doctors

Discovery Health and SAMA open Vitality Active Rewards to public sector doctors

Press releases   •   Sep 10, 2019 11:19 CAT

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) has partnered with Discovery Health to offer Discovery’s globally recognised wellness incentive programme, Vitality Active Rewards, to health practitioners in the public sector.