Pharmacy Leader Alicia Matthews-Kent: "I would like to be remembered for being a caring and compassionate leader."
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed Canada's dependence on foreign countries in the pharmaceutical industry. With 73% of prescriptions filled in Canada being for generic products, it is now more important than ever to improve the reliability of the supply chain.
As health-care professionals, pharmacists have a unique and important role that is multifaceted and ever changing. Every year our scope of practice grows, therapeutic approaches in clinical care evolve, and we face new business pressures.