General Information of the District

District Information Kurunegala
PDHS area North Western
DPDHS area Kurunegala
Land area 4,624 Sq Km
Population 1,645,000 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Kurunegala Dr. Chithran Hathurusinghe (Acting Venereologist)
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 2017 (Source: HIV case reporting system of NSACP)

Statistic Number % of total for Sri lanka
Number of HIV cases reported for the year 12 4.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 139 5.0

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Kurunagala
Early Syphilis1 04 04
 Late Syphilis2 33 33
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 03 03
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 715 715
 Genital herpes 203 203
 Genital warts 197 197
 Trichomonasis 09 09
 Other STDs7 30 30
 Total STD's 1194 1194
 Other diagnoses
 Candidiasis 201 201
 Bacterial vaginosis 170 170
 Other8 221 221
 Total other diagnoses 592 592

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) 1842  
High Risk MSM 3117  
MSW 461
TGW 151  
Injecting Drug Users 18
Beach boys NA