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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.

February 27, 2024
CPhA launches roadmap to support pharmacy profession with new strategic plan

After extensive engagement and consultation with pharmacists, students and other members of the pharmacy community, CPhA is excited to launch a new 3-year strategic plan that will address the challenges and opportunities facing Canadian pharmacy head on.

February 26, 2024
Canadian Pharmacists Association calls for regulation of payer-directed care

CPhA announced a firm stance against payer-directed care. The new position statement results from the increasing trend of private insurers and pharmacy benefit managers directing patient care, ultimately compromising the quality and accessibility of health care for people in Canada.

February 1, 2024
Black History Month

February marks Black History Month in Canada—an important time to celebrate and recognize the contributions of Black Canadians and reflect on Black health in Canada and the anti-Black racism that continues to impact our pharmacy colleagues and patients.

January 25, 2024
Energizing connections and celebrating excellence: CPhA's adventures at CAPSI's PDW 2024

We kicked off the new year at CAPSI’s 2024 Professional Development Week conference. Find out about CPhA’s adventures in Toronto from our manager of member engagement and communications, Christine Dalgleish.

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