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May 26, 2020
Stepping Up: Preparing Canada for flu season during COVID-19

CPhA Chair Christine Hrudka discusses the need to ensure pharmacists have the support, resources and protection they will require this fall to safely deliver flu shots to Canadians.

May 20, 2020
University of Waterloo professor named Canadian Pharmacist of the Year

COVID-19 pandemic highlights Dr. Kelly Grindrod’s innovative approach to pharmacist education.

May 1, 2020
Stepping Up: How are YOU doing?

CPhA Chair Christine Hrudka discusses the importance of mental health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 28, 2020
CPhA receives contribution for 200,000 surgical masks to be distributed to community pharmacies

Through a financial contribution from Innovative Medicines Canada, CPhA has secured and is distributing more than 200,000 surgical masks to community pharmacies across the country to support pharmacists and their teams who are continuing to deliver care to patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 17, 2020
Pharmacists see spikes in drug shortages during pandemic

COVID-19 is and continues to be a threat to Canada’s drug supply say Canada’s pharmacists, and they are concerned about dramatic increases and volatility in the number of reported drug shortages.

April 16, 2020
Stepping Up: The 30-day limit, drug shortages and doing what it takes to protect the drug supply

CPhA Chair Christine Hrudka discusses the 30-day limit and the need to ensure the long-term medication needs of Canadians.

April 1, 2020
Stepping up...#ProtectTheFrontline

CPhA Chair Christine Hrudka provides an update on the tools, resources and advocacy efforts to support and protect pharmacists during the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 25, 2020
Supporting and recognizing pharmacists as essential health care providers during COVID-19

We urge the federal government to work immediately with provincial and territorial governments to provide pharmacists and all essential health care providers with the supports they need to continue to serve our communities.

March 23, 2020
Statement on 30-day supply of prescription medications

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become necessary for pharmacies to carefully manage their medication inventories to protect against the real risk of shortages during this critical period.

March 17, 2020
COVID-19 and the responsible allocation of medications to patients

To ensure that Canada’s medication supply is managed responsibly, we are recommending a 30-day supply of medications for patients, unless clinically justified.

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