EDITORIAL: What just happened (and keeps on happening)?: The experience of COVID-19 in Canadian pharmacy practice and education

Authors

  • Zubin Austin University of Toronto, Canada

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46542/pe.2020.202.110113

Keywords:

COVID-19, Community Pharmacy, Pharmacy Education

Abstract

The Canadian experience in managing the first wave of COVID-19 highlights the value of unified political leadership, belief in experts, evidence-informed decision making and social cohesion. Though far from perfect, Canada's response was built upon a foundation of universally accessible health care and faith in public health guidance. Community pharmacy has been an integral part of care delivery during COVID-19. As a second or third wave evolves, it is essential to learn from previous experiences to better prepare for what comes next.

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Published

09/12/2020

Issue

Section

COVID-19 Editorial