Galle District

Leprosy Statistics - Galle District

Galle District is a medium risk District of leprosy consists of 19 Divisional Secretariat Divisions. Child leprosy transmission needs to be interrupted in Ambalangoda, Habaraduwa, Elpitiya and Galle four gravetes  DSDs. Karandeniya, Thawalama, Yakkalamulla and Welivitidiya-Divithura  DSD areas have  achieved the leprosy eliminated status while Neluwa DSD progressing to achieve leprosy elimination status with in the next 5 years. Except above DSDs  all other DSDs  child leprosy transmission interrupted but adult leprosy transmission is not interrupted.

Leprosy Statistics 2022 - Galle District