General Information of the District

District Information Puttalam
PDHS area North Western
DPDHS area Puttalam
Land area 2,882 Sq Km
Population 780,000 (year 2017)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Chilaw Dr. U N Jayasinghe (Acting Consultant Venereologist)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Chilaw.
+94 322 220 750
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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 124 4.0

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Chilaw
Early Syphilis1 00 00
 Late Syphilis2 19 19
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 03 03
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 62 62
 Genital herpes 91 91
 Genital warts 82 82
 Trichomonasis 01 01
 Other STDs7 03 03
 Total STD's 261 261
 Other diagnoses
 Candidiasis 129 129
 Bacterial vaginosis 61 61
 Other8 95 95
 Total Other Diagnoses 285 285

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) 913 -
High Risk MSM 1496 -
MSW 221
TGW 73 -
Injecting Drug Users 09
Beach boys 145