General Information of the District

District Information Colombo
PDHS area Western
DPDHS area Colombo
Land area 676 Sq Km
Population 2,309,809 (Year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Colombo Dr. Sisira Liyanage (Director)
National STD/AIDS Control Programme,No.29, De Sarem Place, Colombo 10.
+94 112 667 163
+94 115 336 873
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STD Clinic - Kalubowila Dr.N Abegunasekara (Venereologist)
Room 43,STD Clinic,Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila.
+94 114 891 055
+94 114 891 055
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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 70 28.1
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 840 32.9

 

 

Reported Total STIs data from the STD clinics in the District - Year 2016 (Source: Quarterly STD Return)

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Colombo Kalubowila
 Early Syphilis1 47 4 51
 Late Syphilis2 266 73 339
 Congenital Syphilis3 4 2 6
 Gonorrhoea4 71 23 94
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 3 0 3
 Non-gono.infections6 491 172 663
 Genital herpes 400 311 711
Genital warts 337 175 512
Trichomonasis 7 5 12
Other STDs7 113 69 182
Total STI's 1739 834 2573
       
Other Diagnoses      
Candidiasis 519 182 701
Bacterial vaginosis  399  157 556
Other8
3105 957 4062

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) 6157 (5444 - 6870)
High Risk MSM 3991 (3418 - 4563)
Drug Users 3488
Injecting Drug Users 179
Beach boys 34