As the national voice of the pharmacy profession in Canada, CPhA is always available to speak to media representatives on issues affecting health care and the profession of pharmacy.
News Releases and Statements
CPhA calls on governments to make timely and practical decisions to improve drug coverage for Canadians
June 12, 2019 – In response to the report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, CPhA calls upon the federal government to work toward the implementation of timely and practical solutions that enhance coverage and expand access.
Saskatchewan pharmacist who specializes in HIV treatment and prevention named Canadian Pharmacist of the Year
May 29, 2019 – A Regina pharmacist who specializes in HIV treatment and prevention and who also operates the only pharmacist-led pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) clinic in Canada has been named the 2019 Canadian Pharmacist of the Year by the Canadian Pharmacists Association.
As Canada's aging population strains health care system, Canadians eye pharmacists as potential solution
March 28, 2019 – A new survey says Canadians regard the challenge of Canada’s aging population as a more serious issue than the rising cost of housing, climate change, income inequality or balancing the deficit, and they believe pharmacists should play a bigger role in sustaining a high-quality health care system.
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