General Information of the District

District Information Colombo
PDHS area Western
DPDHS area Colombo
Land area 676 Sq Km
Population 2,419,000 (Year 2017)

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
+94 112 665 277
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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 25
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 910 32

 

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Avissawella Colombo Kalubowila
 Early Syphilis1 0 23 4 27
 Late Syphilis2 0 251 62 313
 Congenital Syphilis3 0 1 0 1
 Gonorrhoea4 0 69 19 88
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 0 1 0 1
 Non-gono.infections6 3 518 273 794
 Genital herpes 6 385 240 631
Genital warts 10 334 188 532
Trichomonasis 0 20 9 29
Other STDs7 2 163 36 201
Total STI's 21 1765 831 2617
Other Diagnoses        
Candidiasis 10 523 197 730
Bacterial vaginosis 6 425 216 647
Other8
5 623 772 1400
Total Other Diagnoses 21 1571 1185 2777

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) 5112  
High Risk MSM 5714  
MSW 1174
TGW 388  
Injecting Drug Users 677
Beach boys 295