General Information of the District

District Information Ratnapura
PDHS area Sabaragamuwa
DPDHS area Ratnapura
Land area 3,236 Sq Km
Population 1,082,277 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Ratnapura Dr. D. Mallikarachchi (Venereologist)
STD Clinic, Provincial General Hospital, Ratnapura.
+94 452 226 561
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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 12 4.8
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 65 2.5

 

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Ratnapura
 Early Syphilis1 00 00
 Late Syphilis2 20 20
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 07 07
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 23 23
 Genital herpes 120 120
Genital warts 56 56
Trichomonasis 01 01
Other STDs7 03 03
Total STD's 230 230
Other diagnoses
Candidiasis 94 94
Bacterial vaginosis 24 24
Other8 103 103
Total Other Diagnoses 221 221

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) 728 (609 - 848)
High Risk MSM 177 (158 - 195)
Drug Users 1051
Injecting Drug Users 27
Beach boys NA