General Information of the District

District Information Ratnapura
PDHS area Sabaragamuwa
DPDHS area Ratnapura
Land area 3,236 Sq Km
Population 1,082,277 (year 2012)

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 2013 (Source: HIV case reporting system of NSACP)

Statistic Number % of total for Sri lanka
Number of HIV cases reported for the year 08 4.1
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 40 2.2

Reported Total STIs data from the STD clinics in the District - Year 2015 (Source: Quarterly STD Return)

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Ratnapura
Early Syphilis1 3 3
 Late Syphilis2 27 27
 Congenital Syphilis3 3 3
 Gonorrhoea4 11 11
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 11 11
 Non-gono.infections6 21 21
Chlamydia 2 2
 Genital herpes 147 147
Genital warts 76 76
Candidiasis 84 84
Bacteril vaginosis 17 17
Trichomonasis 0 0
Other STDs7 9 9
Total STD's 405 405
Non STD Diagnoses8 121 121
no illness 647 121
GRAND TOTAL 1220 1220

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 not having sexually transmitted diseases.

Key Population estimated (Source: National Size estimation report - 2013)

  Estimated Number Range
Female Sex Workers (On a peak day) 728 (609 - 848)
High Risk MSM 177 (158 - 195)
Drug Users 1051
Injecting Drug Users 27
Beach boys NA