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
Pharmacists release principles to guide pay for performance pharmacy programs in Canada
Guiding principles outline pharmacy’s perspective on key elements that future pay for performance programs should follow.
Pharmacy leading charge in patient safety and error reporting
Canadian pharmacists are committed to providing safe and effective in each and every community they serve and to consistently improve the practice of pharmacy to reduce risks of potential medication errors.
One in four Canadians touched by drug shortage in last 3 years
One in four Canadians have either personally experienced or know someone who has experienced a drug shortage in the last 3 years, according to a new survey released by CPhA.