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September 29, 2022
New Indigenous-led association sets sights on supporting Indigenous pharmacy professionals and improving health care for Indigenous patients

Indigenous pharmacy professionals from coast-to-coast-to-coast have come together to create the Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada (IPPC)—a new association with the goal of building a supportive community for the country’s Indigenous pharmacy professionals, while making a positive impact on the lives of all Indigenous Peoples across Canada.

September 27, 2022
Limited supply of liquid pediatric acetaminophen and ibuprofen products

Information and resources for pharmacy professionals.

September 27, 2022
CPhA Advocacy Update: Fall 2022

Here’s an update on some of our recent key priorities and initiatives.

September 22, 2022
Canadians want more funding and access to pharmacist care

With Canada’s health-care system facing significant strain, Canadians recognize the need to expand and fund additional health services in our communities and better utilize and support our health providers.

September 20, 2022
Resource Round-up: Indigenous health

Intergenerational trauma, health-care disparities, and racism in all its forms continue to undermine the health of Indigenous patients and their trust in the health care system. As a key entry point to our health system, the pharmacy community has a key role to play in implementing culturally safe, patient-centered care across Canada.  

September 15, 2022
Decreasing flu shot demand could point to difficult flu season ahead

According to a new national survey conducted by Abacus Data, only 50% of Canadians say they will get the flu shot this year, down 6 points from a survey conducted in 2021.

September 6, 2022
CPhA condemns violence against pharmacists and high rates of abuse and harassment of health workers

The Canadian Pharmacists Association is deeply concerned about reports of a recent physical assault of a pharmacist in Kitchener, Ontario. We strongly condemn any violence, abuse or harassment targeting health workers and stand with Canada’s pharmacy professionals and other health workers across the country.

August 17, 2022
Clarification: Requirement for prescriptions for Tylenol and Advil for children

Despite media reports to the contrary, you do not need a prescription to purchase liquid Tylenol or Advil for children.

July 20, 2022
Hypoallergenic infant formula shortage – Information for pharmacy professionals

CPhA has been involved in discussions with Health Canada and others to stay updated as the situation evolves and ensure that pharmacy is represented in the conversations. 

July 11, 2022
Canadian Pharmacists Association calls for investments in community-based care

The Canadian Pharmacists Association is calling on provincial, territorial and federal governments to work together to increase investments in community-based-care

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