'The Care of Human Life'

The Multilateral Initiative on Malaria was chosen for this year's Monticello award from among the Federal 100, a group of government and industry information technology professionals who made an impact on the federal IT market in 2000. The judges believed the system best portrayed the primary tenet of Thomas Jefferson's philosophy of government: "The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government."

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