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Canadian Pharmacists Association
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CPhA Blog

December 7, 2017
The buck – and the butt – stops at the pharmacy

Smoking is the leading cause of premature death in Canada, but many people have trouble quitting. Pharmacists can help patients and a recent study shows just how much of an impact we can have.

January 27, 2017
Pharmacy is advancing...fast!

Expanded scope has significantly transformed the pharmacy profession. But what does it mean to pharmacy students?

January 25, 2017
The pharmacist's role in mental health

As the most accessible health care provider, pharmacists can and do play a key role in supporting patients with mental illnesses.

November 30, 2016
What goes on behind the counter, anyway?

Pharmacists make sure that your prescriptions are safe, appropriate and effectively tailored for you.

November 14, 2016
Community pharmacists as antimicrobial stewards? You bet!

Antimicrobial resistance is a threat at a global level, currently claiming the lives of an estimated 700,000 people each year. 

April 27, 2016
Pharmacists ideally positioned to play bigger role in immunization

April 23-30, 2016 is National Immunization Awareness Week, an occasion to remind Canadians that immunizations are safe, effective and keep communities healthy by preventing the spread of disease.

March 23, 2016
PAM 2016: Changing roles help pharmacists do more for patients

Pharmacist Awareness Month is a great opportunity to reflect on the role of the profession, celebrate what we have accomplished, and look forward to where we are going.

November 16, 2015
We’re Making Health Care Better, Together: Digital Health Week

From November 16-22, join us in celebrating Digital Health Week and learn more about the value and benefits of digital health for all Canadians.

July 29, 2015
We all agree on the need for pharmacare. But what would it look like?

CPhA Chair Carlo Berardi discusses the debate around pharmacare and CPhA's Pharmacare 2.0 Initiative.

June 12, 2015
A New CPhA: Lead, Educate, Innovate

In 2014, the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) underwent a significant restructuring process that dramatically changed the way in which your national association represents pharmacists’ interests.  What does this mean for you and your profession?

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