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Tibet’s maternal, infant mortality rates at record low: White paper
By:Xinhua
update:May 21,2021

Sonam Yarphel (L) spends time with a kid at home in Mainling county of Nyingchi, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, March 30, 2021. Sonam Yarphel, an 84-year-old man in Mainling County, was once a serf in old Tibet. [Photo/Xinhua]
 
May 21,2021 -- Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region has seen its death rate of women in childbirth and the infant mortality rate drop to record lows, said a white paper released on Friday.
 
The death rate of women in childbirth has dropped to 48 per 100,000, and the infant mortality rate to 7.6 per 1,000, said the report titled "Tibet Since 1951: Liberation, Development and Prosperity," issued by China's State Council Information Office.
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