General Information of the District

District Information Kurunegala
PDHS area North Western
DPDHS area Kurunegala
Land area 4,624 Sq Km
Population 1,610,299 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Kurunegala Dr. Nihal Edirisingha (MOIC)
STD Clinic, Teaching Hospital, Kurunegala.
+94 372 224 339
+94 372 224 339
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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 11 4.4
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 127 5.0

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Kurunagala
Early Syphilis1 02 02
 Late Syphilis2 52 52
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 09 09
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 454 454
 Genital herpes 240 240
Genital warts 209 209
Trichomonasis 04 04
Other STDs7 45 45
Total STD's 1015 1015
     
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 301 301
Bacterial vaginosis 193 193
Other8 455 455

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) 687 (588 - 786)
High Risk MSM 169 (145 - 192)
Drug Users 1759
Injecting Drug Users 27
Beach boys NA