Canadian Pharmacists Association
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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.

March 17, 2020
Stepping up...like never before

CPhA Chair Christine Hrudka on the vital and difficult role pharmacists are playing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 6, 2020
More than one million Canadian women continue to face barriers accessing birth control and other health care services

Strong support across the country for pharmacists to help improve access.

March 4, 2020
Canadian Pharmacists Association warns against stockpiling medication in response to COVID-19

Pharmacists are the most accessible health care providers and have a critical role to play in identifying, reporting, and managing potential cases of COVID-19.

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