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Published 29 February 2024


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St. Kitts and Nevis Football Association Unveils Pioneering Partnership with St. Kitts
Biomedical MRI for Enhanced Athlete Health and Performance
Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis – The St. Kitts and Nevis Football Association (SKNFA) proudly
announces a landmark partnership with St. Kitts Biomedical MRI (SKBMRI), a leader in
diagnostic imaging, set to transform sports medicine and athlete care in anticipation of the 2024
SKNFA Football Leagues. This strategic collaboration aims to elevate the health, performance,
and career longevity of football players through access to premier diagnostic and medical

SKNFA President Mr. Atiba Harris expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration: “Our
alliance with SKBMRI represents a significant leap forward in our ongoing efforts to provide the
best possible care for our athletes. This partnership is a cornerstone of our strategy to ensure our
players’ health and optimize their performance capabilities, marking a new era of sports
excellence within our association.”

Ms. Viviana Chaseau, MRI Director at SKBMRI, commented on the partnership, “Working
closely with SKNFA is an exceptional opportunity for us to apply our diagnostic expertise to
support the health and success of local athletes. This collaboration underscores our commitment
to leveraging our advanced MRI technology and medical knowledge for the betterment of sports
communities. It’s about more than just diagnosing injuries; it’s about building a robust framework
for athlete care, performance enhancement, and rehabilitation.”
Through this partnership, athletes will benefit from specialized injury assessment and
management, early detection screenings to prevent serious injuries and personalized
rehabilitation support. Moreover, SKBMRI and SKNFA will engage in community initiatives,
including health education and wellness events, to promote a culture of health and fitness among
athletes and the wider community.

In an effort to make these essential services more accessible to the football community,
SKBMRI will offer SKNFA players and staff reduced rates on MRI services, priority
appointment scheduling, and a dedicated liaison to facilitate efficient communication and
coordination of care.

This collaborative effort between SKNFA and SKBMRI sets a new benchmark for athlete health
care in St. Kitts and Nevis, ensuring that football players have the support they need to excel in
their sport and maintain optimal health.

About St. Kitts and Nevis Football Association (SKNFA):
The SKNFA is committed to the promotion, development, and regulation of football in St. Kitts
and Nevis. It aims to foster a vibrant football community that supports the growth and success of
players at all levels.

About St. Kitts Biomedical MRI (SKBMRI):

SKBMRI is at the forefront of diagnostic imaging, offering comprehensive MRI services that
cater to a broad spectrum of medical needs. With a focus on patient-centered care, SKBMRI is
dedicated to providing the highest quality diagnostic insights, facilitating better health outcomes
for patients across various medical fields.

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