Barriers to Medicine Waste Reduction in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain


  • Anguja Agrawal Asst Prof. SIES School of Business Studies, Navi Mumbai
  • Pankaj Kumar Srivastava Asst Prof. SIES College of Management Studies, Navi Mumbai



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Medicine waste has huge implications economically, socially and environmentally. It is occurring at different levels of the pharmaceutical supply chain such as distributors, hospitals, healthcare facilities, patients and pharmacies. There is a dire need for medicine waste prevention strategies at each level of the supply chain, which can further help in reducing medicine shortages, revenue losses and environmental contamination. This study seeks to identify various activities undertaken by pharmacists in India to reduce medicine waste and find out the barriers to these activities.


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Agrawal, A., & Kumar Srivastava, P. (2023). Barriers to Medicine Waste Reduction in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain. The Management Accountant Journal, 58(4), 27–32.



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