General Information of the District

District Information Ampara 
PDHS Area Eastern
DPDHS Area Ampara
Land Area 4,222 Sq Km
Population  705,000 (year 2017)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
 STD Clinic - Ampara Dr. Sakunthala de Soyza (MOIC)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Ampara.
+94 632 224 239
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 STD Clinic - Kalmunai Dr. ARM Haris (MOIC)
STD Clinic, Base Hospital , Kalmunai.
+94 672 223 660
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RDHS Office
+94 672 222 711

Reported Total HIV data from the District during 2017 (Source: HIV case reporting system of NSACP)

Statistic Number % of total for Sri lanka
Number of HIV cases reported for the year 04 1.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 34 1.0

Reported Total STIs data from the STD clinics in the District - Year 2017 (Source: Quarterly STD Return)

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Ampara Kalmunai
 Early Syphilis1 02 00 02
 Late Syphilis2 10 00 10
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 02 04 06
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 09 13 22
 Genital herpes 53 10 63
Genital warts 21 03 24
Trichomonasis 00 00 00
Other STDs7 05 00 05
Total STDs 102 30 132
Other Diagnoses      
Candidiasis 66 00 66
Bacterial vaginosis  09  00 09
Other8
27 30 57
Total Other Diagnoses 102 30 132

* 1Within 2 years of infection, 2After 2 years of infection, 3Includes both early and late cases, 4Includes presumptive Gonorrhoea, 5Includes both gonococcal and chlamydial conjunctivitis in neonatal period, 6Include chlamydia,7Includes Lympho granuloma venerium, Granuloma inguinalae, Molluscum contagiosum, Scabis, Hepatitis-B etc, 8Number of STD clinic attendees who were having non-STD illnesses.


Key Population estimated (Source: National Size estimation report - 2018)

  Estimated Number Range
Female Sex Workers (On a peak day) 769  
High Risk MSM 1002  
MSW 98  
TGW 65
Injecting Drug Users 08
Beach boys 86