General Information of the District

District Information Anuradhapura
PDHS area North Central
DPDHS area Anuradhapura
Land area 6,664 Sq Km
Population 918,000 (Year 2017)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Anuradhapura Dr. Ajith D. Karawita (Venereologist),Dr H. B. L. P. Dharmasiri (Medical officer in charge)
STD Clinic, Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura.
+94 252 222 364
+94 252 236 461
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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 06 2.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 51 2.0

Reported Total STIs data from the STD clinics in the District-Year2017 (Source: Quarterly STD Return)

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Anuradhapura
Early Syphilis1 00 00
 Late Syphilis2 06 06
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 02 02
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 39 39
 Genital herpes 121 121
Genital warts 99 99
Trichomonasis 0 0
Other STDs7 35 35
Total STDs 302 302
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 57 57
Bacterial vaginosis 21 21
Other8 112 112
Total Other Diagnosis 190 190

* 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) 1579  
High Risk MSM 1737  
MSW 257
TGW 84  
Injecting Drug Users 10
Beach boys 0