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Renewal and excitement mark start of fall season: CPhA priorities update
CPhA has an ambitious fall agenda, with a number of key priorities aimed at bolstering you, your practice and the profession of pharmacy, and better serving Canadians. Find out more about how CPhA is working for you from CPhA CEO, Glen Doucet.

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Supply update on antibiotics and analgesics
Following the unprecedented shortages of common medications we saw last season, Health Canada, CPhA and other partners continue to be involved in regular discussions about our drug supply. While shortages of analgesics are not expected, Canada’s antibiotic supply is expected to be strained again this season. CPhA continues to maintain two resource pages that include the latest supply info about analgesics and antibiotics.

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New recording available: Navigating drug shortages
Check out our latest recording! Behind the scenes: Navigating drug shortages in Canadian health care features 3 experts bringing unique perspectives to the issue of drug shortages, why they happen and whether or not we are prepared for this year’s cold and flu season.

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IPPC and CPhA announce inaugural scholarship recipients
Congratulations to the inaugural recipients of the Indigenous Pharmacy Scholarship! This year’s recipients were selected from more than 40 incredible applicants, and are all poised to make a difference in their communities.

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Saturday, September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day in Canada. Pharmacists can play a key role in implementing culturally safe, patient-centred care for Indigenous patients. Take a look at our Resource round-up: Indigenous health for a collection of tools, information and resources to support your practice.

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Wellness Toolkit: A dynamic resource for protecting your mental health and well-being
CPhA’s Wellness Task Force is dedicated to finding and curating tools and resources to support the mental health and well-being of pharmacy professionals. Browse the current collection of resources for individuals and teams to access the resources that are right for you and your team. BONUS! Check out our new article in CPJ, Pharmacy Workforce Wellness: A CPhA initiative for an update on our work.

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Canadians and vaccine fatigue: What does that mean for flu season?
New results from CPhA’s annual national vaccination survey show that over half of Canadians have moderate to very high vaccine fatigue, pointing to some potentially concerning trends as we head into flu season.

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Ozempic supply: Information and resources for pharmacists
The Ozempic 1 mg dose pen is currently in short supply due to overall global supply constraints and increased demand. CPhA has collaborated with medSask to provide guidance for managing this shortage, including information about alternative therapies.

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Pharmacy and climate change: Volunteer opportunities available
Interested in contributing towards climate change and planetary health? The Canadian Association of Pharmacy for the Environment (CAPhE) is seeking volunteer pharmacists and technicians to support their efforts for 2-3 hours per week (training provided). Complete the sign up form to express your interest! CPhA is proud to support CAPhE’s Pharmacy Environmental Sustainability Initiative and to support their efforts to minimize the profession’s impact on the environment.

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Engage with us!
We know you’re reading our emails, but are you interested in getting more directly involved with CPhA? Check out our website to find out how you can get more involved with our work, including our new Pharmacy Virtual Advisory Team (PVAT).

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