Orientation to the New Practice Framework [Updated February 14, 2014]
This manual was developed to answer questions around the new Act, July 2013 Regulations and practice directions implemented January 1, 2014. It is continually updated as more information becomes available
The latest February 28, 2014, Friday Five e-bulletin is now available under Newsletters & Mailings.
College of Pharmacists of Manitoba Annual General Meeting - Saturday, April 26, 2014
For more information please see the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba AGM Agenda.
Pharmacist Administration of Vaccines in Manitoba - Notice to pharmacists from Manitoba Health
2014 Election of Council: Nominations Now Open
Please review the important instructions under the News & Events webpage: 2014 Election of Council Members: Call for Nominations.
January 17, 2014
March 8, 2014 Administration of Injections Practical Skills Workshop
Registration deadline is February 27, 2014. Please see the poster for important registration information.
January 9, 2014
Application for Authorization to Administer Drugs and Vaccinations by Injection is now available.
Please review the application carefully.
December 20, 2013
MPhA Winter 2013 Newsletter
The latest newsletter is now available under Newsletters & Mailings.
Herbal detox and laxative products Formule L1 and Detox Spring Fall recalled due to missing risk statements on label [February 27, 2014]
New safety information for antiviral drug used in the treatment of HIV [February 19, 2014]
3 Foreign Product Alerts [February 18, 2014]
The Hong Kong Department of Health warned consumers not to use this product after samples of the product were found to exceed the permissible limit for mercury. The level of mercury exceeds Health Canada’s acceptable limits as well. http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/37983a-eng.php
2.Li Long Mei Guo Mo Bang, and Ginseng Tu chong Wan Lin Heong
The Singapore Health Sciences Authority warned consumers not to use this product after it was found to contain sildenafil, a drug ingredient that was not declared on the product label.
3. Lightning 10.0+, LV Shou Reduces Fat, and STB Summit of the Thin Body S Woman Degreasing Burning Pill
The Hong Kong Department of Health warned consumers not to use this product after it was found to contain sibutramine, phenolphthalein, and indomethacin, drug ingredients that were not declared on the product label.
Gyrus Bovie Electrosurgical Generators Possible Fire Hazard [February 7, 2014]
1. Bethel 30, Bethel Advance, Quick Thin, JaDera, Xiyouji Qingzhi, Extreme Body Slim, Paiyouji Plus, Fat Zero, Fruit & Plant Slimming, and Strawberry Balance
2. Various sexual enhancement products
3. BONJOUR, CURVY Pearl Beauty slimming orange juice, VTOX Trim Up, and V12 Fruit Slimming
4. Lami Capsules
5. MONTALIN Jamu Pegal Linu Dan Asam Urat
6. Plexus Slim Accelerator Capsules and Plexus Slim Accelerator 3 Day Trial Pack [February 7, 2014]
Cosopt (dorzolamide hydrochloride/timolol maleate) Preservative-Free Ophthalmic Solution - Risk of Injury - Merck Canada Inc. [February 7, 2013]
Lithium – Risk of hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroidism [February 5, 2014]
New warnings regarding blood pressure drugs [ February 4, 2014]
Products containing undeclared prescription drugs removed from Burnaby West Box store [February 3, 2014]
Health Canada evaluating whether body weight affects the effectiveness of emergency contraceptive pill [January 30, 2014]
ARZERRA (ofatumumab) - Recommendations to Screen, Monitor and to Manage Hepatitis B Virus Reactivation - GlaxoSmithKline Inc. [January 27, 2014]
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