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Vitality’s new HealthyWeight programme shows promising results
The Vitality HealthyWeight programme has the main goal of supporting Vitality members who face greater health risks from being overweight or obese. In only two months, the programme has seen more than 1,000 Vitality members join and actively engage with it.
Discovery Vitality marks its 25th anniversary in SA with symbolic brand refresh and Summer with a V campaign
To celebrate their quarter century and new brand refresh, Discovery Vitality will reveal the pink branding to coincide with their summer campaign during the December holidays. This includes a massive prize from Vitality Travel with Discovery Bank. Members can win a year of Vitality Travel – two free return flights a month for twelve months – for themselves and a partner.
The 19th Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge: Soweto’s favourite football festival ready for kickoff
The 19th edition of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge will take place from 1-23 December 2022. Whilst the men’s category is full, some spaces remain for the u17 and women’s categories. Teams are encouraged to urgently secure their spots into Soweto’s number 1 diski challenge. Entries close on 30 November 2022.
Discovery and the South African Football Associati
Research shows regular physical activity may boost COVID-19 jab effectiveness
Findings of a study by Discovery, SAMRC, WiSH, and the Sisonke programme suggest the more exercise done, the stronger the protective effect of vaccination.
Adding one 30-minute workout to their week could change women’s odds of developing depression, study finds
First-of-its-kind African study by researchers from Discovery Vitality, Harvard University and UCT confirms moderate increases in exercise may help women fend off depression – contributing unique South African data to growing body of global research.
Discovery Bank hits 1 million accounts, expands banking and lifestyle benefits
Johannesburg, 20 June 2022 – Over the past year, Discovery Bank has seen strong deposit growth and considerable traction of its shared-value banking model amongst its client base; the appeal of a full service, shared value, digital bank is reflected in Discovery Bank’s strong growth to over 1 million accounts since its public launch in 2020.
Today, as the Bank announced the milestone of reachin
Discovery Bank will immediately refund Vitality clients affected by Comair shutdown
We are saddened by the news released earlier today advising that Comair, one of our longest standing Vitality partners, has stopped operations.
Ahead of World No-Tobacco Day, Discovery Vitality offers members a new way to quit smoking with Quit Genius
Discovery Vitality has partnered with leading global smoking cessation partner, Quit Genius, to offer members treatment without having to pay a membership fee, including one-on-one coaching support, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and biological therapy.
Discovery Vitality launches HealthyBaby, to give members 10% to 50% back on baby, toddler and children’s products
Discovery Vitality has launched its new HealthyBaby benefit to make baby, toddler and children’s essentials – as well as premium items – more affordable, giving members 10% to 50% back at Dis-Chem Baby City, BabiesRUs and ToysRUs.
Discovery Bank launches first-of-its-kind integrated travel booking platform
Save money and go everywhere with Discovery Bank’s comprehensive Vitality Travel offering.
The Science of Vitality – 25 years of driving positive behaviour change, and as relevant as ever
Discovery Vitality releases The Science of Vitality journal, highlighting the data, science and insights behind the global wellness and behaviour change programme, born in South Africa, now making 20 million people healthier in 37 countries
Johannesburg |24 March 2022
What if there was a way to make people live longer, healthier, happier lives and reward them for taking steps towards their
Study: Regular exercise can prevent death from COVID-19 by up to 42%
The British Journal of Sports Medicine has published a first-of-its-kind study on the impact of objectively-measured exercise on severe COVID-19 outcomes, produced by Discovery Vitality in collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand Sport and Health Research Group (WiSH) and researchers from the University of Western Ontario in Canada.
Vitality Health International introduces Vitality rewards across Africa
On 1 January 2022, Vitality Health International (VHI), a division of Discovery Group that is responsible for its international health insurance initiatives, launched its Shared-value health insurance product offering in several African countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Zambia. Employers who operate in these countries can now offer their employees acces
Discovery Bank and Vitality Money clients spent 600 million Discovery Miles this November
Discovery Bank and Vitality Money clients spent 600 million Discovery Miles, adding up to R100 million in purchases, this November.
Discovery Bank extended its Discovery Miles Đ-Day, held on the 15th of every month, to include the full Black Friday weekend from 26 to 28 November. Miles Đ-Day is an opportunity for Discovery Bank and Vitality Money clients to get up to 40% off when spending their
The 18th Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge: Soweto’s finest football tournament
The 18thedition of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge will take place from 8-29 December 2021. Only vaccinated individuals permitted. Team registrations close 30 November 2021.
Discovery and the South African Football Association (SAFA) have partnered once again for the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge. Hosted at Soweto’s newly renovated Nike Football
Fitness devices helped people stay fit during the COVID-19 pandemic – and will change the way we work out in future
Access the full paper on https://journals.co.za/doi/10.18772/26180197.2021.v3n3a8
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
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,
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 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