1. Ideology in the field of health care : a general overview 2. National and European approaches to social citizenship and solidarity 3. The provision of health services at the national level : models for the financing and delivery of health care, and their guiding principles 4. The framework of health services provision at the EU level 5. Insights from Human Rights law and practice 6. The EU approach to health care and the development of new values in the provision of health services.