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March 20, 2023
Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada announces new scholarship for Indigenous students

The Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada (IPPC), in partnership with the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), is pleased to launch the first national scholarship for Indigenous Peoples pursuing a degree in pharmacy.

March 8, 2023
Pharmacy Check-in: Meet Areen Duqoum

We caught up with Areen Duqoum ahead of International Women's Day on March 8 to chat about the importance of providing equitable pharmacy care.

February 22, 2023
Pharmacy Check-in: Meet Christine Amoko

We caught up with Christine Amoko during Black History Month to chat about how pharmacy students can contribute to inclusive pharmacy care.

February 22, 2023
Pharmacy Check-in: Meet Helen Ali

We caught up with Helen Ali during Black History Month to chat about the importance of inclusive pharmacy care.

February 13, 2023
CPhA: Our 2023 priorities

In a blog post for Canadian Healthcare Network, CPhA Chair Shawn Bugden outlines CPhA’s wide-ranging priorities for 2023, all aimed at improving pharmacy practice and supporting the professionals who underpin it.

February 3, 2023
Canada's pharmacists calling for more investment in community-based care ahead of first ministers' meeting

As Canada’s premiers are set to meet next week to discuss health-care funding, CPhA is urging the federal government to ensure that any increases to the Canada Health Transfer incorporate investment in community-based care, including the expansion of health-care services through pharmacy.

February 1, 2023
Black History Month

February 2023 marks the 28th official Black History Month in Canada. CPhA will be focusing our efforts this month on celebrating Black pharmacy professionals in Canada, amplifying their voices and raising awareness about Black health in Canada.

January 18, 2023
Resource Round-up: Childhood vaccination

Whether you’re administering vaccines in your pharmacy or helping parents and kids understand the benefits of getting vaccinated, there’s lots of information to wade through. Here is a round-up of some helpful resources.

December 16, 2022
As flu cases and hospital admissions spike, pharmacists urge Canadians to get the flu shot

According to a new national survey conducted by Abacus Data, only 47% of Canadians say they received the flu shot so far this year. Of those who haven’t gotten a flu shot, 4 in 10 Canadians say they don’t intend to get one.

December 1, 2022
Resource Round-up: Mental health

A collection of mental health resources and tools for pharmacy professionals.

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