International Pharmacy Graduates( IPG) Bridging Program

The goal of the International Pharmacy Graduates (IPG) Bridging Program is to facilitate the integration of internationally educated pharmacists into the Canadian pharmacy workforce. The program is coordinated by the Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association (MISA) and the Halifax Immigrant Learning Centre (HILC) in collaboration with the Registered Nurses Professional Development Centre (RNPDC). It is endorsed by the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia (PANS) and the Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists (NSCP). The IPG Program consists of the following components:

 Funding for this bridging program is provided by Health Canada, Nova Scotia Office of Immigration, Nova Scotia Department of Education and Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

 In-kind support is provided by the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia and many Canadian- licensed pharmacists currently living and working in Nova Scotia.