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Former BCPhA President Fred Wiley receives UBC Alumni Builder Award

The University of British Columbia’s Alumni Builder Awards were created in 2017 as part of the 100th year of alumni UBC. The awards recognize alumni who have contributed…

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It has been just a few months since British Columbia began delivering rapid antigen test kits for the public through community pharmacies free of charge.

So far, nearly 8 million test kits have been sent to pharmacy distributors and numbers…

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BC Pharmacy Association CEO Geraldine Vance was invited to present on Canada’s Health Workforce to the federal Standing Committee on Health on Mar. 2, 2022.

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With the start of a new year comes with it the beginning of new opportunities; from the administration of mRNA vaccines, to the dispensing and counseling of Paxlovid prescriptions, to the distribution of rapid antigen tests. 

With all…

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The oral antiviral drug Paxlovid™ (nirmatrelvir/ritonavir) is used to treat mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults who do not require hospitalization and are at high risk of progressing to serious illness.

Select community pharmacies will be…

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Update - April 26: Non residents of B.C. are permitted to pick up test kits.

On April 11, 2022, the following changes to the Province's BTNX Rapid Response® COVID-19 Rapid Test kits in B.C. community pharmacies will take effect: