General Information of the District

District Information Kandy
PDHS area Central
DPDHS area Kandy
Land area 1,917 Sq Km
Population 1,369,899(year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Kandy Dr. Ganga Pathirana(Venereologist)
STD Clinic, P.O. Box 207, Kandy.
+94 812 203 622
+94 812 203 622
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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 06 2.4
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 121 4.7

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Kandy
Early Syphilis1 12 12
 Late Syphilis2 48 48
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 14 14
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 123 123
 Genital herpes 158 158
Genital warts 102 102
Trichomonasis 05 05
Other STDs7 00 00
Total STD's 462 462
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 150 150
Bacterial vaginosis 42 42
Other8 523 523
Total other diagnoses 715 715

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) 709 (624 -794)
High Risk MSM 326 (292 - 359)
Drug Users 1347
Injecting Drug Users 17
Beach boys NA