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April 13, 2017
CPhA disappointed medical cannabis regime does not enhance patient safety

While CPhA is pleased that today’s federal legislation maintains a separate stream for medical cannabis, we are concerned and disappointed that the legislation fails to enhance patient safety by providing appropriate clinical oversight in the management and dispensing of medical cannabis in Canada.

March 29, 2017
Pharmacist care for patients with hypertension would save Canada's health care system more than $15.7 billion

First study of its kind highlights significant economic impact of pharmacist care in hypertension management

March 24, 2017
How to use naloxone nasal spray in a few simple steps – New video and infographic

As part of its on-going efforts to address the rise of opioid overdose-related deaths, CPhA has created a new video and infographic to teach people how to use naloxone nasal spray.

March 23, 2017
CPhA welcomes health investments in Budget 2017

CPhA welcomes the health care investments announced in the 2017 federal budget and calls upon all governments to work with the pharmacist community to deliver on key health care priorities.

March 6, 2017
More and more Canadians say pharmacists play essential role in Canada's health care system

Survey shows continued high-level of trust in profession and services pharmacists are now providing.

February 28, 2017
CPhA celebrates Pharmacist Awareness Month, expanding role of pharmacists

March is Pharmacist Awareness Month in Canada, a month long period to celebrate the pharmacist profession and raise awareness about the contributions that pharmacists make in the delivery of health care.

December 20, 2016
CPhA urges federal, provincial and territorial governments to continue Health Accord negotiations

CPhA is convinced that federal, provincial and territorial health ministers can reach an agreement that strikes the right balance between targeted funding and predictable health transfers to maximize the health outcomes of Canadians across the country.

December 13, 2016
Canadian pharmacists pleased Marijuana Task Force recommends continued access to medical cannabis

CPhA welcomes the Task Force's report and strongly supports the recommendation to maintain a separate medical cannabis regime.

November 24, 2016
CPhA calls for input from pharmacist community to create Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations

CPhA is calling on the pharmacist community to provide input into the development of its Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations to help reduce unnecessary tests and treatments.

November 19, 2016
CPhA signs joint action plan to tackle Canada's opioid crisis

The Canadian Pharmacists Association is pleased with the meaningful discussions held at this weekend’s Opioid Conference and Summit and is encouraged by the commitments made in the multi-stakeholder joint action plan.

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