China - Issuance of birth certificates prior to 1996
The Danish National ID Centre has published an informational note about the introduction of the Chinese Medical Certificate of Birth.
This informational note clarifies when the Chinese Medical Certificate of Birth (chusheng yixue Zhengming), was introduced, as well as why Chinese citizens might obtain notarial certificates rather than an official birth certificate.
The note can be accessed at the webpage nidc.dk/en/Analyses and trends/Analyses developed by the Danish National ID Centre, or by using the link:
See China – issuance of birth certificates prior to 1996 (PDF)