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HPIC & Anera Partner to Support Premature Neonates in Lebanon

September 28, 2022

September 29, 2022 | OAKVILLE, ON – A shipment of specialized medicines that will provide treatment to preterm newborns in Lebanon arrived at Anera’s distribution center in Lebanon last week. Globally, 15 million babies are born preterm every year. That is one in 10 babies. In partnership, Anera and HPIC have launched the “A Neo-Life”… Continue reading HPIC & Anera Partner to Support Premature Neonates in Lebanon

Health Partners International of Canada rallies local community and pharmaceutical industry for large shipment to help the people of Ukraine

April 19, 2022

OAKVILLE, ON, April 18, 2022 – Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC), an Oakville-based charity that works to improve access to healthcare in vulnerable communities around the world, is gearing up to deploy a shipment of nearly 50,000 essential medicines to Ukraine as part of its ongoing emergency response. On April 22, 2022, the generous… Continue reading Health Partners International of Canada rallies local community and pharmaceutical industry for large shipment to help the people of Ukraine

Health Partners International of Canada announces Lois Brown as President

March 14, 2022

OAKVILLE, ON. – Today, Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC), a Canadian charity that works globally to increase access to medicine and strengthen health systems in vulnerable communities, announced the appointment of Lois Brown as its new President. Lois has been serving as Interim President since September 2021 and will take on the permanent president… Continue reading Health Partners International of Canada announces Lois Brown as President

Health Partners International of Canada announces $3 million of medical treatments sent to Lebanon following the Beirut Blast

December 1, 2021

OAKVILLE, ON, December 1, 2021 – Today, a shipment of medicines bound for Lebanon left Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC)’s Oakville warehouse and is expected to arrive in-country in early January. Funded by American Near-East Refugee Aid (Anera) and Quebec-based Union des Cedres, the shipment contains over 82,000 treatments to be distributed to health… Continue reading Health Partners International of Canada announces $3 million of medical treatments sent to Lebanon following the Beirut Blast

Health Partners International of Canada welcomes the development of the first approved malaria vaccine

October 7, 2021

OCTOBER 7, 2021 – The World Health Organization yesterday announced its recommendation for RTS,S – the only approved malaria vaccine (also known as Mosquirix) – for mass distribution in Africa, marking a significant milestone in the fight against one of the leading causes of death for children under five in the region. Despite being preventable… Continue reading Health Partners International of Canada welcomes the development of the first approved malaria vaccine

Health Partners International Canada and Canadian Medical Assistance Teams partner to provide medical relief to Haiti

August 20, 2021

OAKVILLE, ON, August 20, 2021 – A shipment of Humanitarian Medical Kits bound for Haiti has left the Health Partners International Canada (HPIC) warehouse today, and will be transported and administered on the ground by Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT), with support from local partner Haitian Emergency Rescue Organization (HERO). The kits being shipped today… Continue reading Health Partners International Canada and Canadian Medical Assistance Teams partner to provide medical relief to Haiti

HPIC Sends First Canadian Shipment of Medicines to Beirut

August 26, 2020

August 26, 2020 | Toronto, Ontario – Thanks to the generosity of Canadian pharmaceutical companies, financial donors and volunteers, Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) is sending the first Canadian shipment of medicines (valued at $400,000) to the people of Beirut who were, and continue to be, affected by the explosion on August 4th that killed… Continue reading HPIC Sends First Canadian Shipment of Medicines to Beirut

How Did HPIC Improve The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain?

July 1, 2020

This online version of our infographic in the online issuu format shows how HPIC improved Afghanistan’s pharmaceutical supply chain through its Capacity Building and Access to Medicine project. PDF version: HPIC Infographic Strengthening Health Systems

Pharmaceutical Management Database Project Advancing With Stronger Together Funding

July 1, 2020

Pharmacies in hospitals and clinics in the developing world often have trouble keeping essential medicines in stock. For 25 years, Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) has worked to increase access to medicine for the most vulnerable communities in the world, mainly through the provision of medical relief. “HPIC’s new project will help medical staff… Continue reading Pharmaceutical Management Database Project Advancing With Stronger Together Funding