General Information of the District

District Information Kandy
PDHS area Central
DPDHS area Kandy
Land area 1,917 Sq Km
Population 1,452,000(year 2017)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Kandy Dr. Ganga Pathirana(Venereologist)
STD Clinic, P.O. Box 207, Kandy.
+94 812 203 622
+94 812 203 622
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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 17 6
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 138 5

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Kandy
Early Syphilis1 05 05
 Late Syphilis2 24 24
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 06 06
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 98 98
 Genital herpes 157 157
Genital warts 92 92
Trichomonasis 03 03
Other STDs7 18 18
Total STD's 403 403
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 150 150
Bacterial vaginosis 23 23
Other8 575 575
Total other diagnoses 748 748

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) 2258  
High Risk MSM 2657  
MSW 393
TGW 142  
Injecting Drug Users 15
Beach boys NA