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November 23, 2021
Resource Round-up: Childhood vaccination

Whether you’re administering vaccines in your pharmacy or helping parents and kids understand the benefits of getting vaccinated, there’s lots of information to wade through. Here is a round-up of some helpful resources.

November 10, 2021
An open letter to the profession I love

By Dr. Danielle Paes, Chief Pharmacist Officer at the Canadian Pharmacists Association 

November 10, 2021
CPhA announces Danielle Paes as Chief Pharmacist Officer

CPhA is thrilled to welcome Dr. Danielle Paes to the role of Chief Pharmacist Officer—a new, full-time senior management position that will provide leadership and guidance on issues facing pharmacy and health care in Canada.

October 6, 2021
Survey: Share your experiences with the CDSA exemptions

We want to hear from you! Have you been using the CDSA exemptions in your pharmacy practice?

September 24, 2021
What do Canadians think about their pharmacists anyway? Turns out, a lot.

We recently asked Canadians what they thought of their pharmacists ahead of World Pharmacists Day, and one thing is abundantly clear: patients see and appreciate the extraordinary efforts and dedication of the profession.

September 22, 2021
High demand for flu shots expected to continue this season: Survey

According to a new national survey commissioned by CPhA and conducted by Abacus Data, the increased demand for flu shots will continue this season as 56% of Canadians say they intend to get the flu shot.

September 2, 2021
CPhA statement on ivermectin

Several trusted health sources, including Health Canada and the World Health Organization, continue to warn against the use of ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19 given the lack of evidence to support efficacy and possible side effects.

August 30, 2021
Resource Round-up: Opioids & harm reduction

Our practice resources related to opioids and harm reduction are designed to support you in your role as an opioid steward.

August 20, 2021
Canadian pharmacists launch 2021 federal election priorities

CPhA is calling on all parties and candidates to demonstrate their commitment to the health of Canadians by acting on a series of critical issues that will strengthen our health-care system now and into the future.

August 13, 2021
More than 2000 pharmacies ready to provide rapid COVID-19 tests to small and medium employers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario

Throughout the pandemic, pharmacists and pharmacy teams have been playing an essential role in keeping Canadians safe and healthy. From administering over 8 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to date and providing COVID-19 testing in some provinces to answering daily questions from patients about the virus and helping to allay concerns about vaccine hesitancy, pharmacists have been there when Canadians needed them.

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