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Shoppers Drug Mart rejoins Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada


TORONTO - Loblaw and Shoppers Drug Mart on Friday rejoined the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada under its new leadership, and in time to participate in this year's Executive Summit.

"We are pleased to welcome back Loblaw/Shoppers Drug Mart as a member of Neighbourhood Pharmacies," stated Vivek Sood, chair of Neighborhood Pharmacies and general manager Sobeys National Pharmacy Group. "This strengthens the Association's platform by demonstrating our commitment to work with all stakeholders to advance patient care access and opportunities for a sustainable healthcare system."

"We are committed to supporting our pharmacists in providing the best possible care for their patients," suggested Jeff Leger, EVP pharmacy and healthcare at Shoppers Drug Mart. "A vital component of this commitment is working with, and helping to bring together, pharmacy stakeholders that are focused on the same objectives," he said. "Our industry is steadily and successfully expanding our focus beyond just providing prescription medications to providing Canadians with comprehensive patient-centered pharmacy services that help improve health and wellbeing. With an ongoing requirement to address both professional and business issues there is a need for aligned support for all the Canadian pharmacy associations to advocate on behalf of our sector."


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