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Be a socially responsible business. That starts with creating a caring culture within your pharmacy staff team. Then build upon that culture and team vision by having a pharmacy mission to contribute to your community.  Be a community leader yourself by getting involved in things like volunteer…

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In the wake of Vancouver’s measles outbreak this past winter, pharmacist Raymond Li explores the need to review immunization status and immunize before pregnancy or immunosuppression when administering MMR vaccine

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One of the biggest challenges facing pharmacy has been the lack of understanding that government decision makers have about the value pharmacists provide by interacting with patients on the front-lines. 

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As the threat of measles loomed over B.C. this winter and spring, pharmacists are playing a vital role in the B.C. government’s newly launched measles immunization catch-up program, which launched in April and runs until June 2019. With the goal of immunizing as many school-age children as…

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Starting in September 2019, Pacific Blue Cross will administer benefits on behalf of the FNHA for dental, vision, medical supplies and equipment as well as drugs not covered by PharmaCare. Currently, approximately 144,000 First Nations people in B.C. receive these benefits primarily through Non-…

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Initially torn between engineering and pharmacy when applying to university, Omar Saad’s fascination with the science behind medicine — how it works in our bodies and how each person responds to medication in their own unique way — tipped the scales in pharmacy’s favour. Omar has since graduated…