General Information of the District

District Information Trincomalee
PDHS area Eastern
DPDHS area Trincomalee
Land area 2,529Sq Km
Population 378,182 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Trincomalee Dr. V.Srigowrishwaran(MOIC)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Trincomalee.
+94 262 222 261
+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 02 1.1
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 22 1.2

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Trincomalee
Early Syphilis1 0 0
Late Syphilis2 1 1
Congenital Syphilis3 0 0
Gonorrhoea4 2 2
Opthalmia neonatorum5 0 0
Non-gono.infections6 1 1
Chlamydia 0 0
Genital herpes 27 27
Genital warts 11 11
Candidiasis 35 35
Bacteril vaginosis 0 0
Trichomonasis 0 0
Other STDs7 4 4
Total STD's 82 82
Non STD Diagnoses8 9 9
No illness 67 67
GRAND TOTAL 160 160

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) 41 (34 - 48)
High Risk MSM 33 (30 - 36)
Drug Users -
Injecting Drug Users -
Beach boys 41