Health messaging as a powerful motivator.
Our sedentary lifestyles impact significantly on the current global epidemic of chronic diseases. Conversely, being physically active lowers the risk of several of these life-threatening conditions, like type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, osteoporosis and a host of others.
A message from Alan Pollard, Chief Executive Officer of DISCOVery VItalIty
In South Africa, Discovery has taken the lead in encouraging workplace wellness by initiating a Healthy Company Index in partnership with researchers from several academic institutions.