Addis Continental Institute of Public Health (ACIPH) in collaboration with Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and the Harvard Chan School of Public organized a three days training regarding capacity building on systematic review and use of evidence for health professionals working at the FMoH. Systematic review of relevant literature is the corner stone to promoting evidence based public health practices. The training was conducted in two rounds from March 24 to 26, 2016 and March 31 to April 02, 2016 at Addis Continental Institute of Public Health in Addis Ababa. Forty three experts who are working in the Maternal and Child Health Directorate of the FMoH participated in the training workshop. Most participants appreciated the need of improving skills and expressed their satisfaction with the training. It is believed that the training will contribute to the systematic use of evidences.