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 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 22 1.2

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Polonnaruwa
 Early Syphilis1 0 0
 Late Syphilis2 10 10
 Congenital Syphilis3 1 1
 Gonorrhoea4 37 37
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 0 0
 Non-gono.infections6 7 7
Chlamydia 0 0
 Genital herpes 81 81
Genital warts 52 52
Candidiasis 40 40
Bacteril vaginosis 23 23
Trichomonasis 2 2
Other STD's7 92 92
Total STD's 349 349
Non STD Diagnoses8 68 68
No illness 74 74
GRAND TOTAL 494 494

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