|National Wonder introduced in Civilization IV|
|Requirements||Medicine and 6 Hospitals|
|Great People points||1 Great Scientist|
The Red Cross gives all units built in its city the Medic I promotion, and it increases its city's chances of generating a Great Scientist.
While fundamentally in conflict with the destructive goals of war, physicians must still proffer aid to those in need. The practice of repairing the personal damage of war, sometimes actually during the fight itself, has a number of benefits beyond the obvious. A paramount one is that of morale, since the soldiers of an army that contains surgeons are assured care if they fall in battle.