Cambodia has a widespread problem with illnesses related to diarrhea, which include infections from parasites and microbes.
The meeting was to discuss a draft law to bolster protections against pesticides and other dangerous chemicals.
Cambodia continues to struggle with its own AIDS epidemic.
Along with watery diarrhea, Cambodians are worried about cholera, with several outbreaks occurring this year.
Across Cambodia about 4,000 women work as beer promoters in hundreds of beer halls.
Diarrhea can be dangerous because it causes dehydration.
The most serious cases occurred in Ratanakkiri province, where 15 people died in just over two weeks in April.
Lawmakers and health officials from the UN are meeting Friday over the country’s progress on maternal mortality and gender equality.
Authorities in Takeo province killed more than 20,000 ducks in February, resulting in losses of thousands of dollars.
A healthy diet that includes fish, fruit and vegetables can reduce the chances for heart disease, a US doctor said Thursday.
Now, the country is at peace and the economy is booming. But mental health workers say the psychological scars have yet to heal.
Francoise Barre-Sinoussi is the winner of 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology and co-discoverer of HIV.