General Information of the District

District Information Badulla
PDHS area Uva
DPDHS area Badulla
Land area 2,827 Sq Km
Population 864,000 (Year 2018)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Badulla Dr. Lasanthi Siriwardena (Acting Venereologist)
STD Clinic, Provincial General Hospital, Badulla.
+94 552 222 578
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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 52 2.0

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
 Early Syphilis1 01 01
 Late Syphilis2 19 19
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 09 09
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 04 04
 Genital herpes 130 130
 Genital warts 47 47
 Trichomonasis 00 00
 Other STDs7 08 08
 Total STI's 218 218
 Other diagnoses
 Candidiasis 148 148
 Bacterial vaginosis 21 21
43 43
 Total Other Diagnoses 212 212

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) 913  
High Risk MSM 1186  
MSW 116
TGW 77  
Injecting Drug Users 09
Beach boys NA