General Information of the District

District Information Nuwaraeliya
PDHS area Central
DPDHS area Nuwaraeliya
Land area 1,706 Sq Km
Population 706,588 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Nuwaraeliya Dr. D.S.T. Seneviratne (MOIC)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Nuwaraeliya.
+94 522 223 210
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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 04 2.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 19 1.0

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Nuwaraeliya
 Early Syphilis1 9 9
 Late Syphilis2 0 0
 Congenital Syphilis3 0 0
 Gonorrhoea4 6 6
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 0 0
 Non-gono.infections6 5 5
Chlamydia 0 0
 Genital herpes 16 16
Genital warts 7 7
Candidiasis 12 12
Bacteril vaginosis 1 1
Trichomonasis 0 0
Other STDs7 2 2
Total STD's 58 58
Non STD Diagnoses8 88 88
No illness 1 1
GRAND TOTAL 146 146

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) 86 (69 - 103)
High Risk MSM 09 (7 - 11)
Drug Users 43
Injecting Drug Users 0
Beach boys NA