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Letter from Pakistan
  1. Anne Cockcroft, Editor, OEM

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    Over the past two weeks I have spent many hours on the roads in Punjab and North West Frontier Province (NWFP) , visiting district administrations. My promise to write this “letter from Pakistan” has made me think about some of the occupational and environmental health aspects of this rather reckless activity. Since I do this as an integral part of my work, I suppose the significant risk of death or injury it entails could count as occupational. The risk is reduced because drunken driving is not a problem here (although driving under the influence of drugs …

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