General Information of the District

District Information Matara
PDHS area Southern
DPDHS area Matara
Land area 1,270 Sq Km
Population 831,000 (year 2017)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Matara Dr. Gayani Nanayakkara (Acting Venereologist)
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 2017 (Source: HIV case reporting system of NSACP)

Statistic Number % of total for Sri lanka
Number of HIV cases reported for the year 13 5.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 48 2.0

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Matara
Early Syphilis1 00 00
 Late Syphilis2 14 14
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 04 04
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 25 25
 Genital herpes 87 87
Genital warts 82 82
Trichomonasis 03 03
Other STDs7 08 08
Total STD's 223 223
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 64 64
Bacterial vaginosis 04 04
Other8 268 268
Total Other Diagnoses 336 336

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) 893  
High Risk MSM 1531  
MSW 113  
TGW 74  
Injecting Drug Users 09  
Beach boys 99