General Information of the District

District Information Polonnaruwa
PDHS area North Central
DPDHS area Polonnaruwa
Land area 3,077 Sq Km
Population 403,335 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Polonnaruwa Dr. Indra Peris (MOIC)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Polonnaruwa.
+94 272 225 787
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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 32 1.3

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Polonnaruwa
Early Syphilis1 00 00
 Late Syphilis2 30 30
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 47 47
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 03 03
 Genital herpes 112 112
 Genital warts 56 56
 Trichomonasis 01 01
 Other STDs7 87 87
 Total STD's 336 336
 Other diagnoses
 Candidiasis 37 37
 Bacterial vaginosis 49 49
 Other8 46 46
 Total other diagnoses 132 132

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) 839 (726 - 953)
High Risk MSM 74 (66 - 81)
Drug Users 29
Injecting Drug Users 00
Beach boys NA