General Information of the District

District Information Matale
PDHS area Central
DPDHS area Matale
Land area 1,952 Sq Km
Population 482,229 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Matale Dr. Azam Sherefdeen(MOIC)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Matale.
+94 662 222 261 (Ext: 146)
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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 03 1.5
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 28 1.5

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Matale
 Early Syphilis1 1 1
 Late Syphilis2 7 7
 Congenital Syphilis3 0 0
 Gonorrhoea4 1 1
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 0 0
 Non-gono.infections6 12 12
Chlamydia 0 0
 Genital herpes 36 36
Genital warts 21 21
Candidiasis 29 29
Bacteril vaginosis 0 0
Trichomonasis 0 0
Other STDs7 0 0
Total STD's 107 107
Non STD Diagnoses8 72 72
No illness 113 113
GRAND TOTAL 294 294

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) 378 (341 - 415)
High Risk MSM 225 (203 - 247)
Drug Users 754
Injecting Drug Users 18
Beach boys NA