Fort Portal School of Clinical Officers (FP.SOCO) was started in 1969 by the Ministry of Health to train Medical Assistants and the school was known as the School of Medical Assistants Fort Portal. It started from the King’s Palace but in 1971 it was transferred to its present location. The school is Government aided and in 1998 it was transferred from the Ministry of Health to Ministry of Education,Science Technology and Sports..
The school mandate is to provide clinical medicine and community health training. This mandate is derived from the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda 1995; the Education Act 1964; the Education Sector Investment Plan 2003; the University and Tertiary Institutions Act 2003 and other Regulations. what about the BTVET Act
As we advance into the new era of information, communication and technology, it’s very important to provide the platforms for students and the general public to share information. Against that background, Fort Portal SOCO has launched the website to help the public and students access useful information such as course outline, Latest News, Notices, and Upcoming Events, wherever they at anytime11.10.15
With the limited funds, Fort Portal SOCO ensures optimum utilization of the resources by applying advanced technology in its teachings
The school strives to produce Clinical Officers that have a strong feeling of empathy for the people they attend to, by doing everything possible to give a helping hand.
We fully appreciate that in the world today the are many political, social and economic problems which if not watched and ignored can affect commitment of staff.
Delivery of quality health services calls for a team that closely works together.
I am individually humbled by the parental support offered to us by the school administration that also encourages us the students to work harder as to fulfill our vision and mission for the prosperity of health in this country
I love this institution because it’s a stepping stone which makes someone focused on the vision of becoming a consultant
The institution provides the opportunity to meet excellent lecturers and build a network of better people while studying in the heart of Uganda.