General Information of the District

District Information Kegalle
PDHS area Sabaragamuwa
DPDHS area Kegalle
Land area 1,685 Sq Km
Population 836,603 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Kegalle

Dr. Geethani Samaraweera (Act.Venereologist)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Kegalle.
+94 352 231 222
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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 09 3.6
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 64 2.5

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Kegalle
Early Syphilis1 01 01
 Late Syphilis2 06 06
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 08 08
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 19 19
 Genital herpes 103 103
Genital warts 54 54
Trichomonasis 03 03
Other STDs7 08 08
Total STD's 202 202
     
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 80 80
Bacterial vaginosis 54 54
Other8 420 420

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) 247 (225 - 269)
High Risk MSM 30 (28 - 32)
Drug Users 801
Injecting Drug Users 00
Beach boys NA