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Diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 21, Sean Williams became addicted to opioids after being prescribed oxycodone to manage the pain he experienced following several corrective surgeries. It took a caring pharmacist to help him…

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While we serve many roles at the BC Pharmacy Association — advocate, trainer, practice supporter — the overarching mission that defines all of our roles is to enhance the role of pharmacy in B.C. and provide opportunities for pharmacists to excel.

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Since the early 1990s, hepatitis A and B vaccines have been part of B.C.’s publicly funded hepatitis immunization program for specified populations.

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Every month, the BC Drug and Poison Information Centre receives on average 230 calls regarding medication errors occurring at home.

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This March, the BC Pharmacy Association will launch a new advocacy program, in honour of Pharmacist Awareness Month, which each year celebrates and educates Canadians about the contributions that pharmacists make in the delivery of health care. 

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General members of the BC Pharmacy Association will have an easier ability to vote for their Board members with the introduction of electronic voting this fall.