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China aims to lower its infant mortality rate to under 5.2 deaths per 1,000 births by 2025, from the current level of 5.4, according to a guideline released by the National Health Commission. By 2025, it will also strive to reduce the mortality rate of children under the age of 5 from 7.5 to 6.6 deaths per 1,000 births and cut the neonatal mortality rate from 3.4 to 3.1 deaths per 1,000 births, said the guideline. The commission said China has greatly improved health of children in the past three years. With the introduction of the three-child policy that allows