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News Releases and Statements
Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada announces new scholarship for Indigenous students
March 20, 2023 – The Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada (IPPC), in partnership with the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), is pleased to launch the first national scholarship for Indigenous Peoples pursuing a degree in pharmacy.
Canada's pharmacists calling for more investment in community-based care ahead of first ministers' meeting
February 3, 2023 – As Canada’s premiers are set to meet next week to discuss health-care funding, CPhA is urging the federal government to ensure that any increases to the Canada Health Transfer incorporate investment in community-based care, including the expansion of health-care services through pharmacy.
As flu cases and hospital admissions spike, pharmacists urge Canadians to get the flu shot
December 16, 2022 – According to a new national survey conducted by Abacus Data, only 47% of Canadians say they received the flu shot so far this year. Of those who haven’t gotten a flu shot, 4 in 10 Canadians say they don’t intend to get one.
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