The Gamma Delta Chapter at the Faculty of Health in the American University of Beirut receives the "Best New Chapter" award in Philadelphia.

​The Faculty of Health Sciences at the American University of Beirut is thrilled and proud to announce that the Gamma Delta Chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health at the Faculty received the "Best New Chapter" Award for the year 2019 from the society's National Council.

The cabinet representatives received the award on the 1​4th of November, 2019 at the Annual Assembly held in Philadelphia, USA. 

This honor is awarded to new chapters, established for three years or less, and displaying the most activity, service and participation.​

During 2019, the Chapter expanded its activities, outreach, and impact considerably organizing several events and a special Day of Service featuring field trainings and awareness campaigns and targeting 100 beneficiaries. The Chapter also organized a major national campaign during this year's Public Health Week.

The Gamma Delta Chapter was established in 2010 by Delta Omega Honorary Members at FHS at AUB.

Its board constitutes 57 members, including 44 students, 12 alumni, 1 honorary member the Director General of the Ministry of Public Health.​