Patricia Paddey | Communications Director

/Patricia Paddey | Communications Director
Patricia Paddey | Communications Director

About Patricia Paddey | Communications Director

Patricia Paddey is communications director with Save the Mothers. She has worked with Canada’s mainstream and niche media for thirty years. For 15 years, she has managed a thriving freelance business, creating print, broadcast and online communications for various media and non-profit organizations.

November 2017

Major grant for Save the Mothers announced

By | 2017-11-22T11:37:36+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|clinical mentorship, East Africa, hospitals, midwives, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, News|

The Canadian philanthropic organization, Stronger Together, announced a number of new grants this week, including a sizable one for the work of Save the Mothers (STM). Stronger Together announced their intention to invest $81,400 in a pilot Midwifery Mentorship model in Uganda. East African midwives work long hours caring for mothers and newborns under conditions of poor wages, [...]

August 2016

When a tweet is more than just a tweet

By | 2017-01-11T15:16:08+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Breastfeeding, News|

World Breastfeeding Week 2016 (August 1 – 7) wrapped up with Canada demonstrating leadership on this important public health issue in a significant – if novel – way. The Prime Minister’s twitter account published an intimate photo of Sophie Grégoire Trudeau breastfeeding the couple’s youngest son, Hadrian. The photo was captioned with Ms. Trudeau’s words [...]

May 2016

April 2016

A Family Affair

By | 2017-01-11T15:16:09+00:00 April 8th, 2016|News|

Every one of us, started life in the womb of our mother. And whether your mother was someone you want to celebrate – or someone who failed to live up to all she could have been – she gave you life. And life is worth celebrating! So this Mother’s Day weekend – consider involving the [...]

December 2015

Meet STM Intern Jacqueline Kamel

By | 2017-01-11T15:16:09+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Uganda|

Jacqueline Kamel, 28, was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario (Canada). She graduated with a degree in Developmental Psychology from the University of Windsor and a Masters Degree in Social Work specializing in International Social Welfare from Columbia University in the city of New York. Since September 2015, she has been working as a program [...]