And the result is surprisingly even-handed.
That great newspaper of record points out that even if the official figures provided by the regime on infant mortality and life expectancy are accurate (a big "if"), they fail to take into account other factors, such as the extraordinarily high abortion rate on the island.
Furthermore, the paper acknowledges what Cubans have known for decades - that there are in fact, two separate health systems in Cuba.
The first system, which has the best hospitals, the best medicines and the best doctors, is reserved for senior Communist Party officials and important foreigners. That's the system depicted in Michael Moore's controversial new film.
The second, parallel system is the one used daily by 11 million ordinary Cubans.
As the paper points out, this second system involves ill-equipped, run-down hospitals, poorly-paid and over-worked doctors and patients having to bring their own food, soap, bed sheets — and even their own medications.
Read the article in full here.