General Information of the District

District Information Jaffna
PDHS area Northern
DPDHS area Jaffna
Land area 929 Sq Km
Population 583,378 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Jaffna Dr Dilimini Mendis(Acting Venereologist)
STD Clinic, Teaching Hospital, Jaffna.
+94 212 222 261 (Hospital)
  +94 212 217 756 (STD Clinic)
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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 04 1.6
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 61 2.4

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Jaffna
Early Syphilis1 02 02
 Late Syphilis2 10 10
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 02 02
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 15 15
 Genital herpes 27 27
Genital warts 31 31
Trichomonasis 00 00
Other STDs7 07 07
Total STD's 94 94
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 15 15
Bacterial vaginosis 06 06
Other8 31 31
Total Other Diagnoses  52 52

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 - 2013)

  Estimated Number Range
Female Sex Workers (On a peak day) 93 (81-106)
High Risk MSM 241 (211-271)
Drug Users 04
Injecting Drug Users 00
Beach boys NA