General Information of the District

District Information Nuwaraeliya
PDHS area Central
DPDHS area Nuwaraeliya
Land area 1,706 Sq Km
Population 706,588 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Nuwaraeliya Dr. P S K Batagalla (Acting Venereologist)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Nuwaraeliya.
+94 522 223 210
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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 03 1.2
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 31 1.2

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Nuwaraeliya
Early Syphilis1 04 04
 Late Syphilis2 00 00
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 05 05
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 09 09
 Genital herpes 15 15
 Genital warts 06 06
 Trichomonasis 00 00
 Other STDs7 00 00
 Total STD's 39 39
 Other diagnoses
 Candidiasis 17 17
 Bacterial vaginosis 01 01
 Other8 141 141
 Total Other Diagnoses 159 159

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 - 2013)

  Estimated Number Range
Female Sex Workers (On a peak day) 86 (69 - 103)
High Risk MSM 09 (7 - 11)
Drug Users 43
Injecting Drug Users 0
Beach boys NA