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January 24, 2024
CPhA receives funding to support IPGs with mentorship and practical work experience in Canadian pharmacies

The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is thrilled to announce that we have received funding from Employment and Social Development Canada to lead a four-year project to help support unlicensed International Pharmacy Graduates (IPGs) with mentorship, practical experience and other key integration supports to increase their chances of success at licensure.

January 5, 2024
Canadian Pharmacists Association expresses concern with US drug importation development

CPhA is concerned that today’s US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcement to authorize Florida to import prescription drugs from Canada could have a negative impact on Canada’s drug supply.

December 19, 2023
Supporting mental health in pharmacy: CPhA's promise to students

Health-care professionals are often told “You can’t take care of other people if you aren’t taking care of yourself,” but taking care of yourself is sometimes easier said than done. Canadians have come to rely on their pharmacists more than ever, and while we know that pharmacists are embracing their important role and these relationships, we also know that their unwavering commitment to their patients can sometimes outweigh their own needs.

November 16, 2023
Unpacking CPhA's advocacy for national pharmacare in Canada: A prescription for change

As conversations around pharmacare intensify across Canada, you may be seeing some news coverage about the government’s intention to introduce pharmacare legislation as part of it’s deal with the NDP to stay in power. In this new blog post, CPhA CEO Glen Doucet outlines CPhA’s recent activities and ongoing advocacy for national pharmacare and what may be in the cards at the federal table in the coming weeks.

November 14, 2023
AMR Awareness Week

Pharmacists have a significant opportunity to engage in antimicrobial stewardship activities through education, health promotion and prevention, appropriate prescribing, and working closely with other prescribers.

November 14, 2023
New resources to help pharmacists provide services for contraception and medication abortion

Hear from Tomilola Grant, CPhA’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Project Lead, about the project and how pharmacists across Canada can use these resources in their day-to-day practice to better support their communities.  

November 1, 2023
Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month across the globe. Join CPhA in raising awareness about the condition and the important role pharmacists play on the diabetes care team. 

October 30, 2023
Canadian Pharmacists Association, home of CPS, and MAPflow announce partnership to support pharmacists

The Canadian Pharmacists Association is pleased to announce its partnership with MAPflow and the connection of two powerful resources to better support pharmacists providing minor ailment assessment and prescribing services.

October 18, 2023
Pharmacy on the world stage: Insights, innovation and collaboration at the FIP World Congress

Insights, innovation and collaboration were key highlights for our CPhA team members who attended the FIP World Congress last month. We were proud to showcase Canada’s cutting edge pharmacy practice models and to learn and connect with pharmacy leaders from around the world.

October 17, 2023
Addressing systemic bias and racism in our therapeutic content

Q&A with CPhA’s editor-in-chief, Dr. Barry Power

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