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
New mandatory opioid warning stickers not sufficient to address prescription opioid misuse
Government of Canada announces regulations requiring new warning stickers and labels on all opioid prescriptions at all pharmacies in Canada.
CPhA welcomes Health Committee's contribution to pharmacare conversation
CPhA looks forward to future discussions to achieve shared goal of ensuring every Canadian has appropriate drug coverage.
Canadians recognize value of pharmacists; want more publicly funded health care services delivered at pharmacy
Survey shows continued high-level of trust in profession and the value pharmacists provide.