The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) works closely with provincial and national pharmacy associations to provide a strong, unified voice for the profession in Canada. As pharmacists undertake an enhanced role in the delivery of health care services, CPhA ensures that the profession is recognized as a national leader in health care, influencing the policies, programs, budgets and initiatives affecting the profession and the health of Canadians.
National Voice: CPhA is the uniting national voice of pharmacy and the pharmacist profession in Canada. We communicate and engage with national decision-makers and health stakeholders on a regular basis to advance the voice of our members.
Thought-Leader: CPhA actively develops policies and positions and conducts research to advance the interests of the profession and role of the pharmacist within the health care system.
Image & Reputation: CPhA actively works to enhance the image and reputation of the profession by communicating the value of pharmacy services to the health care system and to the health of Canadians.
Recent Activities & Statements
CPhA urges federal, provincial and territorial governments to continue Health Accord negotiations
CPhA is convinced that federal, provincial and territorial health ministers can reach an agreement that strikes the right balance between targeted funding and predictable health transfers to maximize the health outcomes of Canadians across the country.
Canadian pharmacists pleased Marijuana Task Force recommends continued access to medical cannabis
CPhA welcomes the Task Force's report and strongly supports the recommendation to maintain a separate medical cannabis regime.
CPhA calls for input from pharmacist community to create Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations
CPhA is calling on the pharmacist community to provide input into the development of its Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations to help reduce unnecessary tests and treatments.