General Information of the District

District Information Batticaloa
PDHS area North East
DPDHS area Batticaloa
Land area 2610 Sq Km
Population 525,142 (Year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Batticaloa Dr. Chaminda Dodampegamage (Acting Venereologist)
STD Clinic, Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa.
+94 652 222 261
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Reported Total HIV data from the District during 2016 (Source: HIV case reporting system of NSACP)

Statistic Number % of total for Sri lanka
Number of HIV cases reported for the year 02 0.8
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 24 0.9

 

Reported Total STIs data from the STD clinics in the District-Year 2016 (Source: Quarterly STD Return)

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Batticaloa
Early Syphilis1 01 01
 Late Syphilis2 16 16
 Congenital Syphilis3 01 01
 Gonorrhoea4 03 03
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 21 21
 Genital herpes 28 28
 Genital warts 14 14
 Trichomonasis 8 8
 Other STDs7 0 0
 Total STD's 92 92
 Other diagnoses
 Candidiasis 2 2
 Bacterial vaginosis 1 1
 Other8 248 248
Total other diagnoses 251 251

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 - 2013)

  Estimated Number Range
Female Sex Workers (On a peak day) 91 (71 - 106)
High Risk MSM 33 (29 - 36)
Drug Users 33
Injecting Drug Users 00
Beach boys 15