At the top of every page, I need to list how many children globally have died of malnutrition (one every 3.6 seconds, I know, HORRIBLE thing to think about). the old site was refreshing the page ina iframe with IE clicking every time there is a refresh, not a good solution. Can I do this with AJAX and jquery do this? I create a session to store the variable, but I have no idea how to do the rest of this. I have started reading a book on AJAX and have read some tutorials on jquery, but I need this soon.
I am an intermediate PHP programmer, but a newbie in JS. Thank you.