The SaniPath Exposure Assessment Tool, while designed by a team of academics and WASH professionals, is designed to be accessible and understood by people with a variety of scientific backgrounds (including environmental health officers, local government administrators, program managers, and lab technicians). The result is a tool that can enable a wider audience to characterize sanitation in urban, low-resource settings.
Those teams considering implementing the assessment, should, at minimum, have access to the following resources:
Before beginning the assessment process, teams should ensure that they can adequately provide the necessary components for the duration of the assessment. See the SaniPath Tool Manual for a more detailed list of requirements.