Mahathir bin Mohamad is a Malaysian politician, author, and physician who served as the fourth and seventh prime minister of Malaysia.
Mahathir Mohamad Party
Mahathir Mohamad is the founder of the Homeland Fighters’ Party.
Mahathir Mohamad Previous Office
Mahathir Mohamad served as the fourth and seventh prime minister of Malaysia from July 1981 to October 2003 and later from May 2018 to March 2020.
Mahathir Mohamad Books
Mahathir Mohamad has several books to his credit including The Malay Dilemma (1970), The Challenge (1986), Mahathir, Great Malaysian Hero (1990), The Pacific Rim in the 21st century (1995), The Challenges of Turmoil (1998), The Way Forward (1998), Globalisation and the New Realities (2002), Achieving True Globalization (2004), Blogging to Unblock (Book 2): A Citizen’s Rights, (2013), Dr. M: Apa Habaq Orang Muda? (2016), Capturing Hope: The Struggle Continues for a New Malaysia (2021), et al.
Mahathir Mohamad Health
Mahathir Mohamad underwent a heart bypass operation in 2007, following two heart attacks over the previous two years. He had undergone the same operation after his heart attack in 1989. Following the 2007 operation, he suffered a chest infection. He was hospitalised for treatment of another chest infection in 2010.
In December 2021, Mahathir was admitted to the Institut Jantung Negara (IJN) for a medical check-up and observation. He was discharged after several days.
In January 2022, Mahathir underwent an unspecified elective medical procedure at the Malaysian National Heart Institute (IJN) and was discharged six days later. He was readmitted later the same month and placed in the coronary care unit. After rehabilitation and treatment, he was discharged from the hospital.
In August 2022, Mahathir tested positive for COVID-19. He was admitted to the National Heart Institute for observation for several days. He was discharged after receiving treatment.