GUWAHATI, Feb 14 � With no signs of improvement in the health condition of Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami, the State Government has invited two specialists from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to treat her at Guwahati Medical College Hospital. One of the visiting doctors is an expert in chest diseases, and the other an anaesthesiologist.
The distinguished writer has been in an Intensive Care Unit of GMCH since the night of February 12.
Dr MM Deka, Principal and Chief Superintendent of GMCH told The Assam Tribune that Dr Goswami�s condition was very critical. Doctors are giving the best of treatment in accordance with international protocol.
The Jnanpith awardee is suffering from pneumonia with other complications, including septicemia. She is still on ventilator support, and doctors continue to describe her condition as worrying.
She continues to be on ventilator support, and today she was having fever on and off. �We are yet to see any sign of improvement in her condition,� a doctor noted.
Several dignitaries have issued statements wishing speedy recovery of the ailing intellectual. Among those, State Governor JB Patnaik has also spoken to doctors attending on her.
Today, an official statement mentioned that Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is taking regular updates from the hospital authorities and had favoured bringing in two senior consultants from AIIMS to treat Dr Goswami.
State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been monitoring the condition of Dr Goswami�s health, and expressed hope that she will recover well.
Meanwhile, some organisations, including the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, have also expressed concern over the health of Dr Goswami and wished her a quick recovery.