General Information of the District

District Information Galle
PDHS area Galle
DPDHS area Galle
Land area 1,617 Sq km
Population 1,113,000 (year 2017)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Balapitiya

Dr. S.K. Vitharana (MOIC)
STD Clinic, Base Hospital, Balapitiya.
+94 913 094 667
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STD Clinic -Mahamodara Dr. Darshani Wijayawickrama(Venereologist)
STD Clinic, Teaching Hospital, Mahamodara.
+91 912 245 998
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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 11 4
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 123 4

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Mahamodara Balapitiya
 Early Syphilis1 4 2 6
 Late Syphilis2 32 15 47
 Congenital Syphilis3 0 0 0
 Gonorrhoea4 4 2 6
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 0 0 0
 Non-gono.infections6 25 10 35
 Genital herpes 123 59 182
Genital warts 80 29 109
Trichomonasis 3 3 3
Other STDs7 25 0 25
Total STI's 293 120 413
Other Diagnoses      
Candidiasis 69 19 88
Bacterial vaginosis 0  10 10
Other8 55 42 97
Total Other Diagnoses
124 71 195

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) 1785  
High Risk MSM 2516  
MSW 517
TGW 107  
Injecting Drug Users 16
Beach boys 2639