General Information of the District

District Information Matale
PDHS area Central
DPDHS area Matale
Land area 1,952 Sq Km
Population 482,229 (year 2012)

Government Service Providers for STI/HIV (STD clinics)

Institution Contact Details
STD Clinic - Matale Dr. Jagath Ranawaka (Acting Venereologist)
STD Clinic, District General Hospital, Matale.
+94 662 222 261 (Ext: 146)
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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 05 2.0
Cumulative Number of HIV cases Reported from the district 37 1.4

 

Reported Total STIs data from the STD clinics in the District-Year2016 (Source: Quarterly STD Return)

Disease  STD Clinic District Total 
Matale
Early Syphilis1 01 01
 Late Syphilis2 01 01
 Congenital Syphilis3 00 00
 Gonorrhoea4 03 03
 Opthalmia neonatorum5 00 00
 Non-gono.infections6 20 20
 Genital herpes 57 57
Genital warts 15 15
Trichomonasis 00 00
Other STDs7 00 00
Total STD's 97 97
Other Diagnoses
Candidiasis 24 24
Bacterial vaginosis 02 02
Other8 61 61
Total Other Diagnoses 87 87

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) 378 (341 - 415)
High Risk MSM 225 (203 - 247)
Drug Users 754
Injecting Drug Users 18
Beach boys NA