General Information of the District

District Information Matara
PDHS area Southern
DPDHS area Matara
Land area 1,270 Sq Km
Population 809,344 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Matara Dr. Gayani Nanayakkara (Acting Venereologist)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Matara.
+94 412 232 302
+94 412 232 302
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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 05 2.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 36 1.4

 

Reported Total STIs data from the STD clinics in the District-Year2016 (Source: Quarterly STD Return)

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Matara
Early Syphilis1 02 02
 Late Syphilis2 09 09
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 11 11
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 18 18
 Genital herpes 94 94
Genital warts 62 62
Trichomonasis 00 00
Other STDs7 01 01
Total STD's 197 197
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 43 43
Bacterial vaginosis 04 04
Other8 342 342
Total Other Diagnoses 389 389

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) 292 (250 - 334)
High Risk MSM 258 (221 - 294)
Drug Users 651
Injecting Drug Users 06
Beach boys 185