Healthcare Supply Chains: A Literature Review on Green Supply Chain Management Practices in Kenya

David   K. Mbaabu


Green supply chain has emerged as proactive area in healthcare. The study examines relevant literature review that explains green supply chain practices especially in health in Kenya. The health sector is often a key sector in a developing society .This is due to its contribution to wellness and wellbeing among its citizens. The Paper shall also propose a conceptual framework based on the literature to explain the relationship between greening practices in the supply chain and performance.  Firms involved in the supply chain of medical related are currently under pressure to supply environmentally conducive and biodegradable products. Findings from literature review conducted indicate, that a firm’s commitment to conserve the environment is driven by suppliers and consumers needs of the same.

Key word: Green supply chain management, green purchasing, eco design, reverse logistics.

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