Everything is under control

A trip to the ER avoided

Everything is under control

Increased patient safety

A simpler life

An optimized treatment

Several million Quebecers have one or more chronic illnesses. These patients require close monitoring on an ongoing basis. The aging population means there are growing needs that put major pressure on our healthcare system as a whole.

Pharmacists can play a larger role with patients who have chronic illnesses, and thereby improve their quality of life.

The growth in the number of people with chronic illnesses is a significant issue, and pharmacists have the professional skills to make a real difference.

By making the necessary investments, the government could greatly improve patients’ access to the resources needed.


According to the World Health Organization, chronic diseases are responsible for 63% of deaths and are the leading cause of mortality worldwide.


One in five adults has hypertension and, after age 60, one in two.