General Information of the District

District Information Hambantota
PDHS area Southern
DPDHS area Hambantota
Land area 2496 Sq Km
Population 596,617 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Hambantota Dr. Shayama Somawardena (Acting Venereologist)
STD Clinic, Base Hospital, Hambantota
+94 472 222 247
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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 03 1.2
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 33 1.3

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Hambanthota
Early Syphilis1 00 00
 Late Syphilis2 01 01
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 09 09
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 19 19
 Genital herpes 67 67
Genital warts 96 96
Trichomonasis 00 00
Other STDs7 04 04
Total STD's 196 196
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 54 54
Bacterial vaginosis 03 03
Other8 259 259
Total Other Diagnoses 316 316

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) 215 (188 - 243)
High Risk MSM 128 (109 - 146)
Drug Users 858
Injecting Drug Users 00
Beach boys 220