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
Canada's pharmacists call for full population drug coverage, enhanced care
It’s time for a pan-Canadian ‘PharmAccord’ that will deliver universal drug coverage for Canadians, ensure access to medications.
Pharmacists disappointed with proposed cannabis regulations, concerned with impact to medical cannabis patients
The federal government’s proposed regulatory approach to cannabis continues to miss the mark on several key issues, displaying an ongoing lack of concern for medical cannabis patients.
CPhA releases list of treatments pharmacists and patients should question as part of Choosing Wisely Canada campaign
Association aims to encourage clinician and patient conversations by identifying six treatments to question to improve patient safety and health outcomes.