General Information of the District

District Information Matara
PDHS area Southern
DPDHS area Matara
Land area 1,270 Sq Km
Population 809,344 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Matara Dr. K. Ratnayake (MOIC)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Matara.
+94 412 232 302
+94 412 232 302
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Reported Total HIV data from the District during 2013 (Source: HIV case reporting system of NSACP)

Statistic Number % of total for Sri lanka
Number of HIV cases reported for the year 01 0.5
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 21 1.1

Reported Total STIs data from the STD clinics in the District - Year 2015 (Source: Quarterly STD Return)

Disease STD Clinic District Total
  Matara  
 Early Syphilis1 1 1
 Late Syphilis2 18 18
 Congenital Syphilis3 0 0
 Gonorrhoea4 9 9
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 0 0
 Non-gono.infections6 45 45
Chlamydia 0 0
 Genital herpes 95 95
Genital warts 65 65
Candidiasis 57 57
Bacteril vaginosis 7 7
Trichomonasis 0 0
Other STDs7 4 4
Total STD's 303 303
Non STD Diagnoses8 463 463
No illness 9 9
GRAND TOTAL 766 766

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) 292 (250 - 334)
High Risk MSM 258 (221 - 294)
Drug Users 651
Injecting Drug Users 06
Beach boys 185