Olympic gold medallist Tatjana Schoenmaker named as a Discovery Vitality Ambassador
JOHANNESBURG, 20 October 2021 – Discovery is proud to announce Tatjana Schoenmaker (24) as a Discovery Vitality Ambassador. The South African swimming sensation has recently returned home from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after winning a gold medal and setting the world record in the 200 m breaststroke, as well as bringing home silver in the 100 m breaststroke.
“We are delighted and honoured t
Discovery Invest Launches Market-First European Credit Opportunities Fund
Johannesburg, 19 October 2021- In line with its aim to bring new investment opportunities to South African clients, Discovery Invest today announced the launch of a market first credit fund targeting annual returns in Euros of 7% per annum, net of fees and taxes.
The Discovery European Credit Opportunities Fund, managed by Ninety One, is an international structured fund that offers access to a
The 2021 Vitality Running World Cup Champion Announced
South Africa has today been crowned Champion of the 2021 Vitality Running World Cup. Qualifying for the Finals in 2nd position, South Africa leapt up the leaderboard to take the win with 134,000 runners participating in the tournament.
In second place, was Namibia with 3,408 runners. Just behind with Mongolia was 4,424 runners and in fourth place, England with 61,000.
Now in its third year,
JOBURG POTHOLE PATROL GOES SMART MOBILITY IN TRANSPORT MONTH
The City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Cllr. Mpho Moerane, together with Discovery Insure and Dialdirect Insurance on Tuesday, 12 October 2021, launched a new Pothole Patrol app and Whatsapp bot to fast-track the ongoing war on potholes across the municipality.
The smart mobility initiative is set to enable the speedy reporting of potholes for attention in Johannesburg as part of the ongoing
Pioneering Algorithm Calculates The Number Of Years Individuals Can Expect To Live In Good Health
Research shows that the number of years people are spending in ill health is increasing, primarily due to the rising prevalence of chronic diseases, driven by unhealthy lifestyles Experts call for focus on healthspan, the quality of life, alongside lifespan, the quantity of life, citing significant economic and social benefits Pioneering algorithm by Vitality, in collaboration with RAND Europe,
Discovery announces the latest business innovations within the Discovery Health portfolio
Johannesburg, 1 October 2021: Discovery announced the latest business innovations within the Discovery Health portfolio, at its its annual product-update event with financial advisers on 30 September 2021.
“The golden thread running through the various elements we shared with the financial adviser community and media today, was our focus on personalisation of healthcare through digitally-powere
Discovery Bank and Vitality announce new offerings to deliver integrated value for clients
Johannesburg, 30 September 2021 – Discovery Bank today announced new digital and fintech innovations for a comprehensive digital financial services experience at its annual product-update event with financial advisers.
“With the latest features, our clients have access to a full range of financial capabilities in one place – our digital banking platform. This platform is not only transforming b
Discovery Health Medical Scheme announces a second year of deferred contribution increases
30 September 2021 - Today Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) announced that it would again the delay the implementation of its annual contribution increases. After delaying the annual contribution increases for 2021 by 6 months to 1 July 2021, the Scheme announced that the annual contribution increases of 7.9% for 2022 would only be implemented from 1 May 2022. This makes Discovery Health Me
Discovery Business Insurance marks Heritage Month with the shortlisting of 7 finalists in Restaurant ReDiscovery competition
23 September 2021 - Discovery Business Insurance together with restaurateur and musician J’Something of Mi Casa, has announced the seven South African restaurants that are all in line win a R25,000 cash injection into their restaurant. On 6 September Discovery Business Insurance launched #RestaurantReDiscovery, inviting restaurant goers to tag their favourite eat out spots on Discovery’s social me
Discovery Vitality members will earn 2500 Vitality points for COVID-19 vaccination
09 September 2021 – Discovery Vitality announced today that all Vitality members aged 18 or older will be awarded 2 500 Vitality points for being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in 2021.
These points will be awarded retrospectively in October for those who have already been vaccinated. Discovery Vitality CEO Dinesh Govender says: “If members have already been vaccinated, there is nothing more
New Discovery Health Diabetes Shared-value programme supports healthcare professionals to curb SA’s diabetes pandemic
Clinical trials and real-world data show that for people who live with diabetes, improving glycaemic (blood sugar) control slows down the rate at which the disease progresses, prevents the onset of serious complications and reduces the overall healthcare cost associated with the condition. Also, according to analysis of data emanating from Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS), members living wit
This #HeritageMonth, Discovery Business Insurance marks the occasion by giving South Africa’s home-grown restaurants a boost
Food is a rich part of South Africa’s heritage and Discovery Business Insurance has launched a campaign which celebrates this - #RestaurantReDiscovery.
Joined by restaurateur and popular musician, J’Something of one of SA’s loved local bands, Mi Casa, Discovery Business Insurance is inviting South Africans to rally around the theme of “Re-Discovery” – Re-discovering our roots. Re-discovering o