We are an evidence-driven and action-oriented research organization dedicated to health promotion and the prevention of NCDs to create a new culture of health.

Our Mission

The Vitality Institute

The Vitality Institute is an action-oriented global research organization working to strengthen the evidence base about what works and what doesn’t work in health promotion and disease prevention. We are uniting leaders in both the public and private sectors to transform this evidence into action and create a healthier society.

The Institute was founded in 2013 by Discovery Limited, South Africa’s largest health insurance company, as part of its commitment to health promotion and well-being programs that advance social good.


About The Vitality Family

The Vitality Group is a member of South Africa-based Discovery Limited, a leading international financial services organization and the originator of the Vitality well-being program. With more than 15 years of experience and an established global record of success, the program today has over 6 million members worldwide.

Vitality takes a data-driven approach to changing behavior based on an actuarial science model with proven results in achieving individuals' meaningful and measurable health improvement and works with forward-thinking companies that are committed to improving the health and well-being of their workforce while improving their bottom line.

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Work Alongside the Best

Interested in being part of our team? Please review our current open positions. For general employment inquiries, send to vitalityinstitute@thevitalitygroup.com