Pharmacy have important role in the success of healthcare system because of the cost invested in product and inventory storage. Minimize inventory costs and maximize the quality of healthcare service must be achieved in the healthcare industry. Hospitals as healthcare service providers have a significant role in the healthcare industry. Supply chain disruption such as a natural disaster can affect the inventory level and quality of health services at the hospital. This paper presents a literature review of logistic and inventory management in healthcare that are related to an emergency and uncertainty situation because of natural disasters. Some research opportunities in the field of healthcare logistic and inventory management in disaster situations will be discussed and may be addressed for future research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)702-708
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems
Issue number7 Special Issue
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Emergency
  • Healthcare
  • Inventory management
  • Logistic
  • Natural disaster
  • Uncertainty


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