Neighbourhood Pharmacies' In the Know Webinar Series
Leveraging Community Pharmacy to Enhance Patient Access to COVID-19 Therapies
Jennifer Belcher, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Member Relations Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA)
Anne Burns, Vice President, Professional Affairs, American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Geneviève Pelletier, Director, External Affairs, Association québécoise des pharmaciens propriétaires (AQPP)
Shelita Dattani, PharmD, RPh., Vice President, Pharmacy Affairs, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
COVID-19 antiviral treatments play an important role in ensuring Canadians are protected against severe outcomes but there is still much to be done to leverage pharmacies as community health hubs to ensure these therapies reach the patients who need them. Tune in on Thursday, October 27th, 2022 for a discussion with Neighbourhood Pharmacies VP of Pharmacy Affairs Shelita Dattani and OPA’s Jen Belcher, APhA’s Anne Burns, and AQPP’s Genevieve Pelletier; examining Canada’s global leadership and international experiences in using the community pharmacy channel to get antiviral treatments patients safely and efficiently. We’ll share what lessons we’ve learned, and explore how to shape policy, communications and business practices to facilitate pharmacy’s role in this space.