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
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.
CPhA welcomes federal budget commitments for further collaboration on key health issues
March 19, 2019 –The Canadian Pharmacists Association welcomes many of the measures announced in the 2019 federal budget, including the important commitment to collaborate with health stakeholders, specifically on national pharmacare and a new national drug agency.
American and Canadian pharmacist associations warn that drug importation policies could put patients at risk
February 28, 2019 – The American Pharmacists Association and Canadian Pharmacists Association have issued a joint statement opposing U.S. federal legislation authorizing personal and commercial importation of prescription drugs from Canada.
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