Home > Lifestyle > Health and your money > Disability insurance Disability insurance All sections in Health and your money » Choosing your Insurance » Disability Insurance » Dread Disease Insurance » FAQs » Gap Insurance » Health and Money News » Medical Schemes » Retirement » Retrenchment Hospital tuck shop tenders leave disabled unemployed Disabled caterers in northern Limpopo marched to the Vhemba District health offices to protest against the tender for hospital tuck shops, which took their jobs away. Quiz Are you practical? » Ask CyberShrink » Subscribe General Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » For love or the money, what really rules our hearts? The story of money Ten mistakes to avoid on life and disability cover In times of trauma or grief, you and your loved ones should not have to deal with the stress of having a life policy payment rejected or delayed. Don’t let your salary get disabled Rule number one for an effective life investment plan is: never undervalue the importance of your paycheck. If disability strikes, you don’t want to be left with nothing. The realities of disability Almost 2 million self-employed and commission workers in South Africa are dangerously under-insured when it comes to disability, according to an independent survey. Back problems a major issue in SA South Africa's workforce is suffering from severe discomfort and even disability due to problems which arise from low back pain. Few jobs for SA disabled The intellectually disabled constitute the largest percentage of people living in poverty. Disability cover Statistically, the probability of becoming disabled during your working life is about 13%. Alzheimer's and disabiity It is inevitable that a person with Alzheimer's disease will not be able to manage his/her own financial affairs at some stage. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.