This varies based on the Rapid Assessment Tool, the data collection format (e.g. whether the data is coming from group discussions or individuals), and the amount of data collected. In general the software will look for the most common response.... (More)
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All of your responses to the 48 questions in the software affect the activity recommendations you receive. This is because each response causes the software to include or exclude certain activities. However in some cases you will see that certain... (More)
No. The software requires that you answer questions in the context, constraints and handwashing demonstrations sections as an absolute minimum. There is an option to skip the other questions if necessary. However, if you only complete these 3 sections your... (More)
Often the amount of detail you provide to trainees will be dependent on the time you have for the training. Where possible we encourage you to explain to teams how the software works as this will help to build trust... (More)
Yes, it can be useful to do this. Starting this discussion before engaging with the actual recommendations is likely to encourage your team to focus on the behavior change challenges that your activities are designed to address.
When organizations are adopting Wash’Em for the first time there can be several challenges along the journey, just as when we try anything new for the first time. Below we summarize some common challenges and how we can support:
- Persuading... (More)
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We are still learning about the best way to use Wash’Em in such contexts. So if others have experiences from these types of settings then we are keen to learn from you. Generally though, we would assume that Wash’Em will... (More)
This is an important question but one that we honestly don’t have a reliable answer to right now. We are currently doing a process and impact evaluation of Wash’Em and this will help us answer this question in the future.... (More)
At the moment there is no way to directly import data from the Excel-based Decision Making Tables. However our user feedback has indicated that these Excel-based tables are difficult for many of our users. Therefore we are currently working to... (More)
One of the strengths and limitations of Wash’Em is that it is narrow in its focus. In particular it is designed to be used in community settings in humanitarian crises or outbreaks. We generally discourage people from using Wash’Em in... (More)
No. Use of the training materials, rapid assessments and software is free. All of these are designed for humanitarians to be able to use without much prior training and you are welcome to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you need... (More)
We are often asked this question and after lots of debate, we have decided against releasing this list. The reason is because we are concerned that if we just made this list available then it would be tempting to not... (More)