General Information of the District

District Information Vavuniya
PDHS area Northern
DPDHS area Vavuniya
Land area 1,861 Sq Km
Population 171,511 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Vavuniya Dr. G. Nanda Kumar(MOIC)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Vavuniya.
+94 242 224 575
+94 242 224 575
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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 01 0.5
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 12 0.7

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Vavunia
Early Syphilis1 0 0
 Late Syphilis2 7 7
 Congenital Syphilis3 0 0
 Gonorrhoea4 1 1
Opthalmia neonatorum5 0 0
 Non-gono.infections6 8 8
Chlamydia 0 0
 Genital herpes 81 81
Genital warts 24 24
Candidiasis 4 4
Bacteril vaginosis 0 0
Trichomonasis 0 0
Other STD's7 21 21
Total STD's 150 150
Non STD Diagnoses8 39 39
No illness 68 68
GRAND TOTAL 261 261

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.

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

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Vavunia
Early Syphilis1 0 0
 Late Syphilis2 7 7
 Congenital Syphilis3 0 0
 Gonorrhoea4 1 1
Opthalmia neonatorum5 0 0
 Non-gono.infections6 8 8
Chlamydia 0 0
 Genital herpes 81 81
Genital warts 24 24
Candidiasis 4 4
Bacteril vaginosis 0 0
Trichomonasis 0 0
Other STD's7 21 21
Total STD's 150 150
Non STD Diagnoses8 39 39
No illness 68 68
GRAND TOTAL 261 261

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) 34 (30 - 38)
High Risk MSM 19 (17 - 21)
Drug Users -
Injecting Drug Users -
Beach boys NA