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.
«Attitudes towards access to social security benefits have gained importance with the increased salience of EU affairs and immigration. Trans-national solidarity has been reduced from a cosmopolitan to a 'Eupolitan' dimension.