General Information of the District

District Information Batticaloa
PDHS area North East
DPDHS area Batticaloa
Land area 2610 Sq Km
Population 560,000 (Year 2018)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Batticaloa Dr. Chaminda Dodampegamage (Acting Venereologist)
STD Clinic, Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa.
+94 652 222 261
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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 01 0.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 25 1.0

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Batticaloa
Early Syphilis1 02 02
 Late Syphilis2 10 10
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 00 00
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 06 06
 Genital herpes 13 13
 Genital warts 13 13
 Trichomonasis 1 1
 Other STDs7 0 0
 Total STD's 46 46
 Other diagnoses
 Candidiasis 4 4
 Bacterial vaginosis 0 0
 Other8 156 156
Total other diagnoses 160 160

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) 608 (71 - 106)
High Risk MSM 822 (29 - 36)
MSW 81
TGW 53
Injecting Drug Users 06  
Beach boys 71