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About the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA)
The CPA is a registered charity (CIO) and membership body; leading and developing the pharmacy profession to benefit the people of the Commonwealth.
This voluntary network of member states encompasses one-third of the global population, including many lower-middle-income countries (LMICs).
The CPA works towards its core charitable objectives to build strong and diverse collaborations between pharmacists and health networks; develop and improve the quality of Pharmacy Practice; strengthen health systems, improving safe and effective use of medicines and promoting healthier lifestyles and reduce health inequalities.
Its unique position as an accredited organization of the Commonwealth allows for many advocacy opportunities for the profession. The CPA is also in official relations with the World Health Organisation (WHO), with an approved collaboration plan in place for 2022-2024.
The CPA’s mission to ‘empower pharmacists to improve health and wellbeing throughout the Commonwealth’ is achieved through its strategic goals:
- Develop the Commonwealth pharmacy workforce and build capacity through education and training.
- Support pharmacists to strengthen healthcare systems and enhance the safe and effective USE of medicines, prevention of disease, and promotion of healthier lifestyles, across the Commonwealth.
- Advocate for improved ACCESS to and QUALITY of medicines and vaccines, embedding pharmacists at all levels of medicines management, across the Commonwealth.
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