This article sheds light on the issue of medical waste in humanitarian supply chains. The challenges of managing medical waste in the volatile humanitarian context will be discussed, along with ways to address these challenges using digital tools and technologies, inter-organisational collaboration and the ‘designing out’ of waste. This article will contextualise the lessons learnt from the humanitarian sector for healthcare service providers, such as NHS.
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- Humanitarian supply chain
- Medical waste
- Waste management
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Leadership and Management
- Health Policy