Tatiana Oganesyan
From Russia
Tatiana Oganesyan
Co-Founder and Chairman of the VIVA Foundation
Candidate of Medical Sciences, therapist, and gastroenterologist. Practicing doctor. She graduated with honors from the Moscow Medical Academy, named after Sechenov in 2002. Later, she defended her Ph.D. thesis in the specialties of internal medicine and medical genetics and was engaged in scientific and pedagogical activities at the Moscow State Medical University named after Evdokimov. Tatiana has more than 70 publications. She worked in Moscow at City Clinical Hospital No. 4, Central Clinical Hospital of Russian Railways. 
In April 2022, she moved to Armenia with her family to organize the work of the VIVA Foundation for the benefit of her Motherland more productively. In addition, she continues her private practice in Yerevan as a doctor.The charitable public association VIVA - Doctors and Volunteers – Armenia was established on April 7, 2016, during another military aggression by Azerbaijan in the Republic of Artsakh. VIVA provided the first real help (medical supplies, ambulance, etc.) to Artsakh on the 4th day of the war. It was during this challenging period that the history of the foundation began. The key concept of its activity is to help equip hospitals in Armenia and the Republic of Artsakh with medical equipment, medicines, materials, tools, etc. They became a non-profit organization in June 2017. The fund was registered in Armenia. Transparency and openness of their work are the essential principles of VIVA.