General Information of the District

District Information Anuradhapura
PDHS area North Central
DPDHS area Anuradhapura
Land area 6,664 Sq Km
Population 856,232 (Year 2012)

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 2016 (Source: HIV case reporting system of NSACP)

Statistic Number % of total for Sri lanka
Number of HIV cases reported for the year 03 1.2
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 45 1.8

Reported Total STIs data from the STD clinics in the District-Year2016 (Source: Quarterly STD Return)

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Anuradhapura
Early Syphilis1 00 00
 Late Syphilis2 16 16
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 09 09
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 43 43
 Genital herpes 146 146
Genital warts 97 97
Trichomonasis 1 1
Other STDs7 21 21
Total STD's 333 333
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 66 66
Bacterial vaginosis 25 25
Total Other Diagnoses8 332 332

* 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 not having sexually transmitted diseases.

Key Population estimated (Source: National Size estimation report - 2013)

  Estimated Number Range
Female Sex Workers (On a peak day) 596 (516 - 676)
High Risk MSM 292 (260 - 324)
Drug Users 306
Injecting Drug Users 09
Beach boys NA