General Information of the District

District Information Polonnaruwa
PDHS area North Central
DPDHS area Polonnaruwa
Land area 3,077 Sq Km
Population 415,000 (year 2017)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Polonnaruwa Dr. Indra Peris (MOIC)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Polonnaruwa.
+94 272 225 787
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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 11 4.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 43 2.0


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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Early Syphilis1 00 00
 Late Syphilis2 16 16
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 14 14
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 11 11
 Genital herpes 97 97
 Genital warts 65 65
 Trichomonasis 00 00
 Other STDs7 76 76
 Total STD's 279 279
 Other diagnoses
 Candidiasis 14 14
 Bacterial vaginosis 13 13
 Other8 136 136
 Total other diagnoses 163 163

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) 499  
High Risk MSM 807  
MSW 59  
TGW 39  
Injecting Drug Users 05  
Beach boys NA