This policy dossier is part of a series of analyses of the financial instruments available to the European Social Union (ESU). The Health Programme is an EU fund which fosters cooperation among EU countries in the Health field. The dossier will deal with the Health Programme history, policy goals, budget, and visibility.
«Finding the right balance between reliance on technical expertise and democratic legitimacy in international financial regulation will be the challenge for the years to come. The European Parliament, which is seeking to bolster its position in the design of Basel standards, might play a role in this endeavour.»