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May 15, 2024
CPhA and CSHP release new climate-conscious recommendations for pharmacists

Part of Choosing Wisely Canada’s new climate-conscious recommendations, CPhA and the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) collaborated on 5 joint climate action recommendations for pharmacists.

April 22, 2024
National Immunization Awareness Week

National Immunization Awareness Week (NIAW) is April 22-30, 2024—the annual event that highlights and recognizes the importance of immunization.

April 17, 2024
Federal budget 2024: CPhA welcomes news that student loan forgiveness program will include pharmacists

The 2024 federal budget was tabled on April 16. Here’s a round-up of the health-care commitments outlined in the budget that relate to our key priorities.

April 4, 2024
Alberta pharmacist Sherif Hanafy Mahmoud named 2024 Canadian Pharmacist of the Year

CPhA’s 2024 Canadian Pharmacist of the Year stands as a beacon of excellence in the field of pharmacy and exemplifies how perseverance, curiosity and innovation can lead to improvements in health care and better outcomes for patients. In an illustrious career characterized by remarkable achievements, Dr. Sherif Hanafy Mahmoud has excelled in diverse roles as a clinician, researcher, educator and leader.

March 20, 2024
New resources for pharmacists to support sustainable blood glucose monitoring

CPhA has developed a new series of practice tools focused on appropriate testing frequency of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes patients. 

March 14, 2024
CPhA statement on pharmacist-delivered services and professional autonomy

In response to recent media reports, the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) would like to express its position on the value of medication reviews and the importance of pharmacists’ autonomy and professional judgment when it comes to health-care delivery.

March 11, 2024
Resource Round-up: Ramadan

By promoting medication safety during Ramadan, health-care professionals can help individuals make informed decisions about their health while honoring their religious observances.

March 8, 2024
New resource – Measles: What you need to know

CPhA has developed a new practice tool to support you and your conversations with patients about measles.

February 29, 2024
Canadian Pharmacists Association responds to new pharmacare legislation, call for inclusion of pharmacists in new pharmacare expert committee

Following the announcement of new pharmacare legislation by the Canadian government, CPhA is urging the Minister of Health to include a community pharmacist in the expert advisory committee tasked with shaping this new program.

February 28, 2024
CPhA files abuse of dominance complaint with Competition Bureau against ESC's new service fee

The Canadian Pharmacists Association announces the submission of a formal complaint to the Competition Bureau of Canada, targeting the longstanding and exploitative practices of Express Scripts Canada, which recently resulted in the unilateral implementation of a new service fee imposed on pharmacies across the country.

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