General Information of the District

District Information Ratnapura
PDHS area Sabaragamuwa
DPDHS area Ratnapura
Land area 3,236 Sq Km
Population 1,115,000 (year 2017)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Ratnapura Dr. D. Mallikarachchi (Venereologist)
STD Clinic, Provincial General Hospital, Ratnapura.
+94 452 226 561
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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 08 3.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 73 3.0

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic
District Total 
Ratnapura Embilipitiya
 Early Syphilis1 01 0 01
 Late Syphilis2 33 0 33
 Congenital Syphilis3 02 0 02
 Gonorrhoea4 10 1 11
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 01 0 01
 Non-gono.infections6 34 2 36
 Genital herpes 129 3 132
Genital warts 68 6 74
Trichomonasis 04 0 04
Other STDs7 01 0 01
Total STD's 283 12 295
Other diagnoses  
Candidiasis 60 06 66
Bacterial vaginosis 29 05 34
Other8 99 15 114
Total Other Diagnoses 188 26 214

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) 1960 -
High Risk MSM 2099 -
MSW 155
TGW 112 -
Injecting Drug Users 13
Beach boys NA