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In an increasingly shrinking world, the contacts between cultures and communities are becoming closer. The economic and social impact of the process of globalization can be understood at several levels - that of the individual, the family, culture, society, etc. - and different systems influenced at different speeds. This chapter examines some of the components of globalization which, in recent years, became somewhat more useful to all, possibly because of the realization that a variety of world's problems can only be resolved jointly. Commoditification is a new word indicating the gradual conversion of all interactions and activity into economic terms. Thus, healthcare is handled as a commodity in a similar way to sugar, cotton or other commodities. Migration across borders is more visible and its effects are observed with more attention than migration within borders.